Williamsport, MD – Roger Lee Roach, 74, of Williamsport, MD passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Meritus Medical Center Hagerstown, MD.
He was born in Berkeley Springs, WV on May 3, 1945 to the late John E. “Bub” Roach and Estella D. Hovermale Teach.
On March 23, 1964 he married Barbara A. “Bobbie” Moats, she preceded him in death on February 2, 2000.
Roger was self employed at Halfway Electric until his retirement, he was a Master Electrician. He previously was employed with M&L Electric in Hagerstown, MD.
His number one passion in life was cooking. He had a gift for figuring out how to modify or make anything work better or smarter, be it electrical, plumbing, carpentry or gardening. If you had a need or problem, he could solve it.
He is survived by a son Donald L. Shupp and his wife Joanie; son Rickie A. Shupp; daughter Robin L. Fiddler and her husband Yogi; grandchildren Tara L. Kabrick, Heather A. Ray, and Hunter L. Fiddler; brother Roy Roach and his wife Jan; brother Sandy Messner; brother Danny Messner and his wife Mina; sister Marllee Brown; sister Phoebe Leggett and her husband Fred; sister Irene Stendal; sister Mary Riley and her husband Mark; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a son William D. Shupp, Jr., special friend Irma Shiflett, brother Charles W. Roach, sister Phyllis J. Tracy, and sister Helen V. Craddock.
The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 pm. The funeral home will be open after 12:00 (noon) on Sunday for the convenience of family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at Calvary Temple Williamsport, MD on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 11:00 am with Rev. Robert V. Robinson and Pastor Mark E.
Riley officiating. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park Williamsport, MD.
Memorial donations may be made to: Calvary Temple 147 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD 21795
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