ORLEANS – John Franklin Roach, 77, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020, at his residence.
Born March 5, 1943, in Orangeville, he was the son of Glenwood and Marie (Tuell) Roach. He married Diane Lea Hawk November 12, 1977, and she preceded him in death April 16, 2019.
John was employed 30 years at Reynolds Inc., was owner of John’s Appliance Repair, and a member of International Operators Union No. 181. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and flying.
John was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of American Legion Post No. 250.
Bryan Keith (Bridget) Roach of Bedford
Johnna “Jody” Faulconer and Dale Clouse of Paoli
Barry Lynn (Polly) Roach of Tunnelton
J. T. Roach and Brandy Hulett of Orleans
Charlotte and Sean Scoggins of Orleans
9 great grandchildren
Jim Roach of French Lick
Michael Roach of French Lick
Patricia Mattox of Orleans
Glenda Farnsley of Sellersburg
His parents; wife; daughter, Sarah Roach; and siblings, Anthony “Rex” Roach, Robert Dean Roach, Tracy Lynn Roach, and Sue Roach, preceded him in death.
Cremation was chosen with a celebration of life at a later date.