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.
November 22, 2019Charles Clayton Keaton, 88, of Gassaway, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 22, 2019. He was born May 10, 1931 in Gassaway to the late Charles and Maude Duffield Keaton. In addition to his parents, Charlie was preceded
November 18, 2019Erie Belle Robison, 98 of Fall Run, WV passed away on Monday, November 18, 2019 at the Braxton Health Care and Rehabilitation Center after a short illness. She was born October 31, 1921 in Corley, WV to the late Martin Luther Gregory and Dora Bell
November 17, 2019Mike “River” Rollyson, 69, of Sutton, passed away on November 17, 2019 at Braxton County Memorial Hospital. He was born August 8, 1950 in Pennsylvania a son of the late Paul Revere Rollyson and Mary Theresa Asalone Rollyson. In addition to h