David Roach

Published 8:52 am Tuesday, February 9, 2021

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David (D.C.) Roach, 82, of Davisville, Fla., passed away suddenly on Feb. 6, 2021 at Atmore Community Hospital. He was born June 23, 1938 in McDavid, Fla. 

Mr. Roach had resided in Bratt, Fla. for most of his life. He was a graduate of Ernest Ward High School, Walnut Hill, Fla. and was a retired employee of Monsanto. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bratt.

He loved the Lord and his church family. He also was an avid hunter and reader. He was a Mason with Century Lodge No. 213.

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He is preceded in death by his parents, Rosa Lee and Joseph Sands; and brother, Joe (Buddy) Sands. 

Mr. Roach is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nancy Murph Roach; sister, Marsha (Mervin) Gibson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow, Wed., Feb. 10, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Delbert Redditt officiating.

Burial will follow at the Godwin Cemetery.

Visitation will Feb. 10, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home. 

Pallbearers will be Kevin Gibson, Eddie Roach, Matthew Barnett, Michael Ward, Steve Dean and Brooks Conkle. 

The family has requested social distancing and mask.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC in Atmore is in charge of all arrangements.