Thomas E. Roach Sr. 73, of OaklandCity,
In. passed away Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009 at MemorialHospital in Jasper.
Born June 25, 1936 in Washington, Ind., he was the son of Orval
and Vinia (Hand) Roach.
He served as a police officer, a night
watchman and painter. He retired from Schaefer Mine Construction Co.
Survivors include daughters,
Carol Henson of HendersonKy., Karla Doyle of St. Louis, Mo.; son, Thomas Roach Jr. of Gentryville;
step daughter, Diana Rios of Jasper; step son, Donald Myers of Washington,
Ind.; brothers, Bernard Roach and Orval Roach Jr. of
Washington, Ind.; sisters, Nancy Guy and Linda Dinkens
of Washington, Ind. eight
grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren
He as preceded in death by his parents; and
daughter, Cheryl Roach.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009 at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel with the Rev.Paul Newton officiating. Burial will be in BlackfootCemetery near Coe.
Visitation will be from Friday and from until the service hour on Saturday at the chapel.