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Fred A. Roach

January 18, 1924 ~ June 12, 2018 (age 94)

Fred Aubrey Roach, 94, of Raymond, IL, passed away Tues., June 12, 2018 at 2:10 p.m. in his home.  He was born on Jan. 18, 1924 in Litchfield, IL, a son of Alvie & Rose (Emmos) Roach.  Mr. Roach was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps where he had served as a medic during the Pacific Theatre.  He was a member of A Community of Faith in Raymond, Morrisonville Lodge #681 A.F. & A.M., Everett C. Burton American Legion Post #701 in Waggoner & 40 & 8.  He was a farmer and also worked for Panhandle Community Unit District #2 in Raymond as a custodian and bus driver.  Over the years, Fred also worked at Fitzgerald’s Equipment Company in Girard as a millwright, Roller Derby Skate Corp. in Litchfield, at the locker plant in Enos, IL as well as mowing lawns for several homes in Raymond.  He married Dorothy Louise Welge on April 6, 1946 in Girard, IL.  She survives.  He is also survived by:


   3 sons,               Freddie (Christie) Roach of Hillsboro

                               Scott (Lynda) Roach of Raymond

                               Jamie (Angie) Roach of Ocala, FL

   1 daughter,          Amy (Richard) Reincke of Hillsboro

   10 grandchildren, Tammy (Wendell) Robinett; Michael (Kim) McIntyre; Michele (David) Pilon;

                                Melanie Tyszko; Chris Roach; Shannon (Jack) Law;  Stephanie (BJ) Rabich; 

                                Matthew (Jamie) Reincke; Lucas (Melanie) Reincke; Shiloh Roach

   12 great-grandchildren, Marissa Robinett; Ashley Robinett; Michael McIntyre; Kaylee Pilon;

                                         Zoe Tyszko; Eli Tyszko; Finn Tyszko; Sage Roach; Cyler Roach;

                                         Jayce Roach; Arianna Roach; Sadie Roach

He was preceded in death by his parents; 1 daughter, Shelia McIntyre; 6 brothers, Harry, Alvie, Jackie, Raymond,

Victor & Charles Roach; 5 sisters, Rosemary, in infancy, Helen Wright, Adele Gray, Mildred Oller & Ellen Singer.

Funeral services will be held Fri., June 15, 2018 at 12 p.m. in Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield.  Rev. Matthew Woodcock, pastor of A Community of Faith in Raymond, will officiate.  Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery in rural Raymond.  Visitation will be held Friday from 10 a.m. until time of service.  The family suggests memorials to Raymond – Harvel Ambulance Service or Waggoner American Legion Post #701. Masonic services will be exemplified at 12 p.m.

Donations may be made to:

Raymond - Harvel Ambulance Service

American Legion Post #701 - Waggoner

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