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Roger Michael Allen Roach, 20
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Roger Michael Allen Roach, 20, of Rock Island passed from this life Wednesday, July 10, at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro from a sudden illness.

Roger was born Monday, April 19, 1999 in Denton Texas. He was a member of First Church of Jesus Christ Apostolic Faith.

Roger is survived by father Donald Roach and stepmother Kristin Beedle Roach, siblings Alichia and William Anderson of Murfreesboro, Heather Comfort of McMinnville, Donald and Amanda Roach of Murfressboro, Ciara Roach of McMinnville, Brooke and Dustin Kilgore of Manchester, Aaron Roach of Moulton, Ala., Brian Beedle of Morrison, Rachel Pekarz and Russell King of McMinnville, and Richard and Sabrina Pekarz of Morrison, grandparents Clarence Roach of McMinnville, Steve Sweet Sr., of McMinnville, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends

He was preceded in death by his mother Samantha I. Roach, grandparents Martha Roach, Bobby Sweet and uncle Steve Roach.

The family will receive friends Sunday, July 14, from 3 to 8 p.m., and Monday, July 15, from 8 to 11 a.m., the time of the service at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home McMinnville.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home with the Bro. Jason Nunley officiating. Interment will follow at Wilson Chapel in Morrison. Online condolences may be made at

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 14, 2019