James Clifton Roach, “Jim” age 69, of Bealeton, VA passed on Friday, June 8th, 2018 at Fauquier Hospital. He was born in Lynchburg, Virginia on June 21st, 1948, son of the late James & Mildred Roach.
Jim is survived by two daughters, Sandi Carpenter & her husband, Stacy of Culpeper, VA and Cindi Myers & her husband, Jamey of Fowler, MI; a brother, Beverly Roach; a sister Barbara Newsome; and five grandchildren, Dillon Smith & his Fiance, Amber Beale, Mikey Carpenter and Justin, Jordan & Candis Myers; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; his friend Flo Sherbondy and all of her family; many special friends he considered family and last but not least, his little dog, Goldie.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Glenna, and his sister Catherine Crissinter.
Jim loved life and never knew a stranger, he made friends everywhere he went. He grew up in Gladys, VA before leaving to join the Air Force in 1968. He served from 1968 to 1972. He married in 1970 and relocated to Casanova, VA in 1972 where he worked for his uncle at W.G. Roach Paving Company. Always working in road construction, he retired from Superior Paving after 30 years in 2015.
A celebration of Jim’s life will be held Friday, June 15th at 1 pm at Brandy Station Vol. Fire Department.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to his grandson’s Fire Departments. Brandy Station Vol. Fire Department or Dallas Township Fire and Rescue.
Contributions can be made to Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Department and mailed to P.O. Box 19, Brandy Station, VA 22714
Contributions can be made to Dallas Township Fire and Rescue and mailed to Ann Schafer, 510 Elm Street, Fowler, MI 48835
Online condolences may be made at www.moserfuneralhome.com
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