Kevin Patrick Roach, 67, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Saturday March 27, 2021 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, WV after suffering from a stroke. He was born on September 6, 1953 in Oceana, WV a son of the late Philip and Edna Hornbarger Roach. Kevin was a 1971 graduate of Oceana High School and a 1976 graduate of Bluefield State College where he played on the golf team at both schools. He was a lifelong member of the Oceana United Methodist Church. Kevin was an avid golfer, and a member of the Clear Fork Valley Golf Course since the age of twelve. He was a fan of Westside High School and West Virginia University. Kevin loved gardening and loved to share with his neighbors and friends. He retired from Black Hawk, LLD, December 2019.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers Philip Shannon Roach, and Ronald Roach; father-in-law James Daniel; three sister-in-laws Gerry Shannon, Martha Roach, and Rema Roach; and two nephews Michael, and Christopher Roach.
Survivors include his loving wife Betty Sue Daniel Roach; a son Brett (Nicole) Daniel of Beckley; a daughter Ashlee Cinnamon (Jason) Blankenship of Laurel Branch; six grandchildren that he adored Nate Sams, Josh Perry, Gabrielle Daniel, Luke Blankenship Wyatt Blankenship, and Maggie Blankenship; two brothers Robert Roach of Mooresville, NC, and John Roach of Oceana; a sister Kim (Ray) Farmer of Beckley; mother-in-law Lucille Daniel of Iaeger; a brother-in-law Mark Daniel of Hurley, VA; two sister-in-laws Lois Roach of Rhodesville, VA, and Lisa Matney of Archdale, NC; special friends Larry Harless, Bill Harless, Mike Cook, Jimmy Hopkins, Jackie Repass and Mark Gunter; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends.
In keeping with Kevin’s wishes he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.