Deacon John  Roach Jr.


Deacon John Henry Roach, Jr., "Lil Bro", was born Jan. 8, 1958 to the parentage of the late Mr. John Henry Roach, Sr. and Mrs. Jessie Mae Simmons Roach. John was educated in the Baldwin County Public Schools, a member of El Bethel Baptist Church and a veteran of United States Army and Army Reserve.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 29 at 1 p.m. from the El Bethel Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Scenic Memorial Gardens.
After serving in the military, John received a degree in criminal justice and became a correctional officer for the GA Department of Corrections as a Lieutenant.
On Saturday morning, Dec. 22 with family by his bedside, our beloved journeyed to his heavenly home.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Tammy Roach; four sons, Kedrick Roach, John H. Roach, III, Johnathan H. Roach, Jarvis Reeves; one daughter, Dr. Jameela Harper-Smith (Quandrell); his mother, Mrs. Jessie Mae Roach; two brothers, Willie J. Davis (Margaret), Earl D. Roach; four sisters, Brenda J. Thomas (Fred), Linda J. Reeves, Doris M. Justice (John), Rubye F. Waller (Cedric); mother-in-law, Mrs. Sarah L. Harper; three brothers-in-law; four sisters-n-law; three grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, several other relatives and friends.
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Slaters Funeral Home, Inc. has charge of arrangements.
Published on December 27, 2018
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