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David Lee Roach

David Lee Roach, 77, of Denver, died on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019.

He was born on Sept. 4, 1942 in Pinckneyville, Ill. to the late Richard and Beatrice Sullivan Roach. Mr. Roach was a graduate of Iowa University; where he played basketball.  He was retired from RCA-Crown Wood Products in Mocksville. He was a member of Denver Baptist Church in Denver; where he was active on the financial board and ran the games and recreation for the Awana Club. He enjoyed working in his shop building custom furniture and was a bicyclist, often riding 25 miles a day.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Glenn Roach.

Survivors: his wife of 47 years, Patsy Sandefur Roach; children, Carrol Roach, Melanie Culp (Jerry), David Roach (Georgina); and grandchildren, Elizabeth Culp, Alexandra Roach, Mason Roach, and Trey Roach.

The family will receive friends on Friday, Dec. 27 from 5-6:30 p.m. with a service following at 7 at Denver Baptist Church with the Revs. Ken Furches and Chris Griggs officiating.  There will also be a service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 28 at Fork Baptist Church in Mocksville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials: American Heart Assoc., 128 S. Tryon St., Suite 1588, Charlotte, NC 28202.

Condolences: www.cavin-cook.com.