Welcome To Roach Funeral Home
Our goal is to give the families that we serve, a warm and relaxed home to come to at a difficult time – when compassion, sincerity and professionalism are paramount.
“The friendship of those we serve is the foundation of our business!”
The history of our funeral home began in 1906 under the direction of W.P. Bartlett. The funeral home was located on Elk Street, downtown Gassaway and also served as a furniture store.
In 1930 Lloyd Bartlett, son of W.P. Bartlett, took over the business. In 1948 he rebuilt the funeral home in a new location on Braxton Street where it still remains.
Karl Skidmore purchased the business in 1967 and sold it in 1975 to it’s Present day owner, Richard M. Roach.
Richard and his son Ryan M. Roach, after becoming licensed in 1995, have been sucessfully running the business.
May 21, 2017Merle Marie Cottrill Jarvis, 100 of, Gassaway, died May 21, 2017 at the Clay Health Care Center, Big Otter. She was born June 22, 1916 in Rosedale, WV a daughter of the late General George Cottrill and Freeda Dell Dillon Cottrill. She was a mem
May 16, 2017Leland Smith Carr, 81, of Belfont, passed away May 16, 2017 at Braxton County Memorial Hospital. He was born September 2, 1935 at Belfont a son of the late William Earl and Winnie Maude Meadows Carr. He was a carpenter and dearly loved his gran
May 15, 2017Franklin Gerald “Jerry” Simmons, 78, of Duck, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017 at home after a short illness. He was a Baptist by faith and attended Son Rise Fellowship at Duck. He was born May 25, 1938 in Sutton, a son of the late Frank and O