James Phillip Roach

March 22, 1938 - May 11, 2022

James Phillip Roach, 84, of Clarksville, died Wednesday, May 11, 2022. He was the loving husband of Ruby Epperson Roach for 63 years.
Born in Charlotte County, March 22, 1938, he was a son of the late Etta Green and Henry P. Roach. James served his country in the United States Air Force from 1955-1963. He moved from Roanoke to Appomattox in 1973, where he was a store manager for Kings Supermarket which later changed to Food World and finally became Harris Teeter. In 1992, he purchased a lake home in Clarksville and transferred to Harris Teeter in South Hill to fulfill his dream of living on Buggs Island Lake. He retired in 1998, from Farmers Food in South Hill to enjoy his remaining years on the lake. He loved the Lord, his family, fishing, sunsets on the lake and bluegrass music.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, James Phillip Roach, Jr., and wife, Donna of Arizona and Michael Alan Roach and wife, Raphaela of North Carolina; one daughter, Stacy Roach Rice and husband, Dennis of Chase City; and a special sister-in-law, Christine Crowell of Appomattox.
He was preceded in death by a brother, William Roach; and his grandson, Michael Daniel Roach.
A funeral service will be held 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Robinson Funeral Home with Pastor Joshua Brown officiating. A private burial will be held in Evergreen Cemetery, Charlotte Court House.
The family would like to express a special thank you to Sentara Halifax Hospice.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider the Disabled American Veterans Association, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH, 45250-0301.
Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the family. An online condolence may be sent by visiting www.robinsonfuneral.com