Grover D. Roach
November 01, 1948 ‒ September 15, 2017
Mount Gilead, Ohio
MOUNT GILEAD: Grover D. Roach, Retired Army Command Sergeant Major, of Mount Gilead, passed away Friday evening, September 15, 2017, in Crystal Care Center of Ashland. He was 68.
The son of Marvin and Marie (Ward) Roach, Grover was born November 1, 1948, in Galion.
An American patriot and Vietnam War veteran, Grover proudly served in the United States Army. Inducted on February 6, 1969, he retired from the military and was honorably discharged February 28, 1991, with the rank of Command Sergeant Major.
Grover enjoyed trap shooting, rodeos, and cooking. He loved absolutely anything and everything about horses. On any given day, Grover could be found working on his prized 1966 Chevy El Camino.
He is survived by his children Dawn (Tim) Schuster of Amherst, son John Roach of Columbus, Wisconsin, and daughter Kasey Roach of Madison, Wisconsin; stepdaughter Megan (Kyle) Hensen of Waunakee, Wisconsin; grandchildren Brandon and Brittany Pletsch, and Koltyn and Hoyt Hensen; great-granddaughter Arya Wallace; brother Douglas (Ruth) Roach of Mount Gilead; along with nieces, nephews and extended family.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Mary Lou Roach and brother’s Marvin and Teddy Roach.
Graveside services will be Saturday, October 7, 2017, at 11 am in Oak Grove Memorial Park. Military honors will be performed by the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail. A life celebration reception will immediately follow at the VFW Post 5101, 3577 St. Rt. 42, Lexington, Ohio 44904.
The Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is assisting the Roach family with cremation services.
In Grover’s memory, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758561, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
Online condolences his family may be made by visiting:SnyderFuneralHomes.com
Legacy Touch fingerprint Example:
PIN number for Grover:
Place an order by visiting