MATTHEWS - Richard Roach, 72, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 2:01 a.m. Nov. 24, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Sept. 24, 1930, in Mississippi County, son of the late John and Rosie Evans Roach, he lived in Matthews since 1989. He was a veteran of the Korean War and a retired automotive worker.
Survivors include: one daughter, Pam Myers of Matthews; two sons, John D. Roach of Pittsford, Mich., and Richard M. Roach of Toledo, Ohio; three sisters, Nadine Williams of East Prairie and Billie Blyzes and Mary Bishop of Pevely; and six grandchildren; and expecting one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by one grandson, Tyler Michael Roach; and five brothers.
No services are scheduled.
Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie is in charge of arrangements.