Lynne Jennings "Dick" Roache, Jr. 79, of Oak Hill, formerly of Glen Jean departed this life on April 22, 2022 after a long illness. He was surrounded by those who loved him.
Dick was born November 22,1942 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Lynne Jennings Roache, Sr. and the late Valeria Brash Roache. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Susan Roache Barbera.
Dick was an avid outdoors man who loved to fish the New River and hunt "back in Garden Ground" and "down on the river".
Dick retired with 36 years of service with the WV Parkways Authority.
Dick is survived by his loving wife of over 29 years, Carrie Adams Roache. Also surviving him, is his nephew George (Mary McClanahan) Barbera of Beckley, niece Aimee (Greg) Dunn of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, great nephews, Andrew and Chris Barbera of Beckley and Bradley Dunn, Great nieces Kyla and Kelsey Dunn of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, Goddaughter Jamie (Adam and Greer) Bond of Daniels, Godson, Parker Maynard of Daniels. Special Friends: Carl Williams, Mike Fisher, Steve and Heather Maynard, Jay, Melanie, Allison, and Kameron Ball. He is also survived by his in-laws, and his Brash family cousins all of whom he loved dearly. His friends at "The Farm" all serve as honorary pallbearers: Freddie Roat, Tommy Green, and Ronnie McCormick and the late Ronnie Wolford.
The family would like to thank Lisa Walker, NP, Hospice of Southern WV, and Rosie Fuller who helped care for him during his illness. Also, thank you, Jonathan Wood and the Tyree Funeral Home for your kind and caring service.
Services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.