Obituary: Joshua Matthew Roach

November 27, 1980 – December 29, 2020

Joshua Matthew Roach, 40, of French Lick, formerly of Shoals, passed away on December 29, 2020, at his residence.

He was born November 27, 1980, in Washington, Indiana to Ronald L. and Betty Jo (Graber) Roach. He married Melissa Blessinger on March 3, 2001 and she survives.

Joshua was a graduate of Shoals High School Class of 2000 and was of the Christian faith.

He is survived by his wife Melissa; parents, Ronald and Betty Jo; children, Bryanna Roach and future son-in-law, Marcious Trout of Decatur, Indiana; and Gavin Roach, still at home; and was expecting the birth of a grandchild in 2021. He is also survived by his father-in-law, Silas Blessinger Jr., and mother-in-law, Dianna L. Thomas, and several aunts, uncles, and in-laws.

Preceding him in death are his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Funeral services are 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals with Pastors Chris Stevens and Matt Sullivan officiating. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday.

The Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes has been entrusted with the arrangements.