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In Memory of

Robert Charles Roach

June 10, 1952 - October 7, 2016

Obituary


Robert "Bob" Roach, 64, of Independence, MO peacefully passed away at Research Medical Center with his family by his side on Friday, October 7, 2016. Funeral Mass 10am, Sat., November 5th at St. Mark's Catholic Church, 3736 S. Lee's Summit Road, Indep., MO 64055. Visitation from 7-9pm Fri., November 4th at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel with rosary recited at 6:30pm.

Bob was born June 10, 1952 in St. Louis County, MO to Charles and Leona (Buening) Roach. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1974 with a BSEE and later earned...

Robert "Bob" Roach, 64, of Independence, MO peacefully passed away at Research Medical Center with his family by his side on Friday, October 7, 2016. Funeral Mass 10am, Sat., November 5th at St. Mark's Catholic Church, 3736 S. Lee's Summit Road, Indep., MO 64055. Visitation from 7-9pm Fri., November 4th at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel with rosary recited at 6:30pm.

Bob was born June 10, 1952 in St. Louis County, MO to Charles and Leona (Buening) Roach. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1974 with a BSEE and later earned a MSEE. Bob started his career with KCPL in 1975, retiring in 2006 as a Supervisor - System Protection and Relay. He then went to work for Burns and McDonnell for the next 10 years as a Senior Electrical Engineer. Bob was a lifelong member of the Sigma Tau Gamma - Alpha Omega Chapter and a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus.

Bob was preceded in death by his father, Charles. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Susan; their sons, Dr. Michael Roach and John Roach; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Roach; his mother, Leona Roach and his sister, Sue Hoette.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests Bob's Fraternity Brothers make a contribution to the present building fund and all other friends make a memorial contribution in Bob's name to their favorite charity. Online condolences to www.mcgilleysheil.com. Arr: McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St., Kansas City, MO 64133, 816-353-6555.