First Posted: 11/16/2008
Charles Edward Roach, 19, Elizabeth City, NC, lost his battle with cancer on Nov. 6, 2008 in Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.
He was born in Wilkes-Barre, and was a son of Edgar and Jennie Smith Roach. He was enrolled as a student at the University of Phoenix.
He is also survived by his wife, Rachel Weidrick Roach, Hertford, NC; two sons, Aaron Wayne Roach, Elizabeth City, NC; and Charles E. Roach, Hertford, NC; a sister, Chante Roach, Elizabeth City, NC; a brother, Aaron C. Roach, Pittston; and his maternal grandmother, Marilyn Smith, Elizabeth City, NC.
Funeral services were Nov. 12 from the Swanson Funeral Home, Pikes Creek. Interment Kocher Cemetery, Ruggles.
Memorial donations may be made to Boy Scouts of America, c/o Luther Creel, 206 Riverview Ave., Camden, NC 27921.