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.
December 8, 2019Tony L. Mar, 52, of Frametown, passed away on December 8, 2019 at home. He was born August 10, 1967 in Livingston, Montana a son of Doris Marie Mikesell Mar and the late Ben Mar. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his infant g
December 2, 2019James William “Jim” Starcher, 79, of Flatwoods, passed away on December 02, 2019 at home after a long illness. Jim was born on July 27, 1940 in Gassaway to Roland and Mae (Rollyson) Starcher, who preceded him in death. In addition to his par
November 25, 2019Richard Lee “Richie” Kinder, Jr., 20, of Heaters, passed away November 25, 2019 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born May 17, 1999 in Weston. Richie worked for Lloyd’s Ace Hardware. He was a member of the Burnsv