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Morlan Roach

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Morlan Roach, 52, of Mount Pleasant passed away Saturday Jan. 19, 2013, in Mount Pleasant. 


Graveside services will be held Saturday Jan. 26, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at the Union Hill Cemetery with Randy Green officiating and Randy Conrroe, Ray Green, Chris Marrs, Brian Alcorn, Jason Grahmn and Seth Buranam serving as pallbearers. 

Visitation will be held Friday Jan. 25, fom 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Curry Welborn Funeral Home. 

Morlan Roach was born on April 1, 1960, in Gladewater, the only son of Ida and Russell Roach. Mr. Roach was a deputy constable for Franklin County and served in law enforcement.

He is remembered by family and friends that knew his passion for wood furniture. How he enjoyed drawing and painting, but most of all the love he had for being a police officer. He loved meeting and getting to know people from different parts of the country. He felt he was a better person just by his path walking with so many others. After being sick for so long, he is now at peace and resting near a good friend at Union Hill Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Leeda Roach; a 33-year-old son, Michael Roach and wife, Heather, of Mineola; a 32-year-old daughter, Mandy Cote and her husband, Robert, of Sulphur Springs; a 28-year-old daughter, Laura Murillo of Mount Vernon; his grandchildren, Katelyn Roach, Ashlee Dockery, Jason Roach and Landon Roach, all of Mineola, Zackary Jones, Bradley Jones, Carrson Cote and Maci Cote of Sulphur Springs, Hailey Cote of Seagoville, Keaton Carlock, Adean Murillo and Ethan Murillo of Mount Vernon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Ida Roach.

Memorials may be made to the Peace Officers Memorial Foundation of Texas at www.pomf.org

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