MERRILL – James T. Roach, 86, died Aug. 22, 2012, in Bangor. He was born April 17, 1926, in Merrill, the son of James and Vera (Tozier) Roach.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II and Korea. He was a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Elks Lodge.
He is survived by his grandson, Shawn Roach of Connecticut; a sister, Corris Giggey of Orono; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and a special caretaker, Randy Rockwell and Ottie. He was predeceased by his parents; a son, David Roach; and siblings, Eugene, Isabelle McNelly and Nellie Prince.
Friends may call 1-2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at Bethel Pentecostal Church, Oakfield, where funeral services will be held 2 p.m. with the Rev. Sterling Lawrence officiating. Interment will be at Merrill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate to Bethel Pentecostal Church, P.O. Box 280, Oakfield, ME 04763. For an online memory book and to leave condolences, please visit www.bowersfuneral.com.