Ronald K. Roach, 78


Ronald Keith Roach, 78, of Litchfield, died Saturday, May 30, 2020, surrounded by his family.

No services are planned. Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Mr. Roach was born Nov. 10, 1941, in Litchfield, to  Ivan Bennett and Cecelia Grace (Hess) Roach. He married Linda L. Newhouse, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 31, 2010.

A carpenter and locksmith, he served in the United States Marines during the Bay of Pigs.

He is survived by his children, Cheryl (Wayne) Nail and Cecelia (Steve) Walker, both of Litchfield, Charles (Jess) Roach of St. Peters, MO, Cynthia Brune of Litchfield,  Chad (Lisa) Roach of Walshville and Catherine (Matthew) Schmidt of Litchfield; 17 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; siblings, Jeffrey (Barbara) Roach and Theresa (Gary) Baker; brother-in-law, Harry Diamond of Litchfield; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Christina.

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