(Orange, Texas)

August 5, 2013

John Albert Roach Jr.

Smith Funeral Home
The Orange Leader


John Albert Roach Jr. 73 of Orange, Texas died on Aug. 2, 2013 at his residence.  He was born on Aug. 24, 1939 in Sulphur, La. and was a longtime Orange resident.  He a retired maintenance person from LCM ISD.

He is survived by his wife Wanda Roach of Orange, daughters, Amanda GcGalin of Orange, Tammy Duffy of Lincoln, Ala., step daughters, Sandra Wynne of Brownwood, Tx and Ruthie Cast of Spring, Tx, step-son, Tim East of Starks, La., sister Delores Martinez of Orange, 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Jeanette Roach and sons, Jimmy roach and Tommy Roach.

Funeral services will be on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 at 10:00 am at Smith Funeral Home in Newton with visitation beginning at 8:30 on Monday.  Burial will follow at Bob Herrin Cemetery in Bon Wier.

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