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Obituaries-03/13/18

Shawn Roach

Nov. 2, 1959 — March 10, 2018

Shawn Andrew Roach, 58, of Ironton, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018, in Ashland, Kentucky, after suffering a short illness. The Ironton native was born Nov. 2, 1959, the son of the late Henry Eugene Roach Sr. and Clarissa Huntley Roach.
He is survived by his children, Shawnna (Chad) Hodges, of Oak Harbor, Washington, and Shawn (Brittany) Roach, of Ashland, Kentucky; and four grandchildren, Daymien Anthony Murray, Bryce Andrew, Jordan Shawn and Nicholas Ali Roach.
He was a graduate of Ironton High School. He was an honorary discharged veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp and a professional glass glazer at the family glass business under Great Uncle Andy and Luther Washington. He was nicknamed by friends and family “Cowboy” and “Shawn-Bug.” He attended the Triedstone Baptist Church in Ironton.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a beloved brother, Kevin Roach; and niece, Dorothy (Trissie) Beatrice Lowe.
In addition to his children and grandchildren, he is survived by his seven siblings, Marion Lowe, of Cincinnati, Renee (Rory) Burnette, of Riverside, California, Gallia Roach Boykin, of Chicago, Illinois, and Henry (Shelia) Roach Jr., Joel (Karin) Roach, Eric (Lisa) Roach and Ryan Roach, all of Ironton.
He will also be truly missed by a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and lifelong friends.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ehallfuneralhome.com.

Gary Taylor

Gary Gene Taylor, 82, of South Point, died Monday, March 12, 2018, at Community Hospice Care Center, Ashland, Kentucky. He is survived by his wife, Melba Jean Bullard Taylor.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point, with Jerry Greenslait officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the graveside service at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point. Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.slackandwallace.com.

Richard Workman Jr.

Richard Workman Jr., 65, of Franklin Furnace, died Sunday, March 9, 2018, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Sandy Cole Workman.
There will be a memorial service at a later date at the convenience of the family. Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, is assisting the family with arrangements. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.

Ashley McKee

Ashley Leighann McKee, 20-week premature daughter of Casaundra McKee and Michael McKee, of, South Point, died Monday, March 5, 2018, at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Graveside service will be noon Wednesday at Green Lawn Cemetery, Burlington. Her parents have entrusted her care to Brown Funeral Chapel, Ironton.

Marcia Arrington

Marcia Arrington, 73, of Chesapeake, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at her residence.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Schneider-Hall Funeral Home, Chesapeake. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.schneiderhallfuneralhome.com.

Walter O’Field

Walter M. O’Field, 82, of Chesapeake, died Sunday, March 11, 2018, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville.

Sandra Root

Sandra Root, 77, of Crown City, died Monday, March 12, 2018, at home. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville.

David Meadows

David Meadows, 52, of Ironton, died Saturday, March 10, 2018, at home. Arrangements are pending at Brown Funeral Chapel, Ironton.