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.
August 16, 2018John Clayton Hacker, 76, of Frametown, WV, passed away peacefully at home on August 16, 2018. He was born April 26, 1942 in Gassaway, WV, a son of the late Arley and Beulah Booth Hacker, he was also preceded in death by sisters, Roberta “Jean”
August 15, 2018Okey J. Wilson, 85, of Sutton, passed away August 15, 2018 at Clay Heath Care Center, Big Otter. He was born September 30, 1932 in Webster County a son of the late Okey and Maude Florence Wilson. Okey was a coal miner and an Army veteran. He en
August 14, 2018Marie Chapman, 92, of Indianapolis, IN, formerly of Servia, WV, passed away August 14, 2018 at Greenwood Village Pavilion. She was born September 29, 1925 in Servia, WV to the late Benton and Jessie Rollyson Chapman. Service will be 5:30 p.m. W