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Lawrence (Larry) Douglas Roach

April 30, 1939 ~ March 21, 2020 (age 80)


ROACH, Lawrence (Larry) Douglas, 80, of Spring Hill, Florida, beloved husband, father, and friend, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 21, 2020.  As a Believer in Jesus Christ Larry is now in the presence of his Savior. As a faithful soldier he has been promoted to Glory. Larry served the Lord as a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church since 1997.

Larry will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 40 years, Barbara; son, Andrew Roach and his wife Jennifer; son, Jonathan Roach; daughter, Raeann Lary and her husband Isaiah; his 12 grandchildren, Camden, Cailyn, Colton, Isaiah G., Jeremiah, Naomi, David, LibertyAnne, Tikvah, Caleb, Micaiah, and Tesha; sister-in-law, Christina Rae; brother-in-law, Scott Rae; nephews, Gordon, Collin, and Kenneth; and many special friends and church family.

Larry will be remembered for his kindness and encouragement to all but especially by his grandchildren for the many special projects and times spent reading to the little ones.

Larry was a proud veteran of the United States Navy serving from 1959-1963.  He was a plane captain on the USS Independence.  Upon his honorable discharge Larry finished his education with a M.A. in Education and was a Special Education teacher in New Jersey until his retirement in 1994. Larry moved with his family to Spring Hill in 1997. 

Larry’s earthly remains will be buried in the family gravesite in New Jersey.



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