Albert Roach Dies at 79

Albert Roach, also known as “Alie,” of Strawberry Hill died on June 4. He was 79 years old.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Govan Roach; parents: Sarah and Joseph Roach; and daughter, Jackie Taylor.

He is survived by his daughters: Irma Omobuwa, Sonia Roach, Icilma Morton, Avaneel Roach, Diane Thomas, Aiesha Roach-Meadows and Natasha Roach; sons: Desmond Roach, Terrance Roach, Nigel Roach, Arthur “Tony” Roach, and Vincent Roach; and grandchildren: Marquida Morton, Melvin Morton, Lortoya Corbett, Earl Corbett, Rachel Robinson, Terrell Roach, Tyrrell Roach, Jasmine Roach, Desierie Roach, Deloris Roach, Raheel Taylor, Raheem Taylor, Rashead Taylor, Rasheem Taylor, Ikeyyah Taylor, Aida Thomas, Jamaral Webbe, Donica Douglas, Iahzara Roach, Jalani Roach, Jahia Roach and Joshua Roach.

He is also survived by great-grandchildren: Denarius Wright, Devaughn Wright, Earl Corbott, Kahlima Corbett and Christian Morton; sister, Rosa Wenham; brothers: Rupert Roach, Winston Roach and Jackie Roach; daughters-in-law: Diafra Roach, Cherise Roach and Sarah Moralis; sons-in-law: Melvin Morton Sr., Cecil V. Thomas and Emanuel Meadows; godchild, Delia Charleswell; special friends: Melvin Morton, Bensen Morton, Susanna Morton and Mr. Hamiton; as well as cousins and other relatives too numerous to mention.

A viewing will take place at 9 a.m. and a funeral service at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 29, at the Quality Life Church. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery.

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