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Mr. Robert H. Roe, Jr.
Robert H. Roe, Jr, age 73, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was born August 9, 1944, to Robert H. Roe, Sr. and Mary Coble Roe.
Robert was employed by the ICG Railroad (later Norfolk Southern) for 30 years and later had a small welding and mechanical shop in Medina. He was a member of Oakfield Baptist Church where he served as Sunday School Director and on various church committees. He was active in Men on a Mission-an Appalachian Mountains mission project. He enjoyed bowling, NASCAR racing, boating on the Tennessee River, and especially sharing his love of Jesus.
Mr. Roe was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Billy Wayne Roe.
He is survived by his wife, Louise Roe; daughter, Alicia Mason (Danny), step-sons, Greg Keith (Ronald Blankenship), Jason Keith (Paige); sister, Bonnie Matheny (Jack), brother, Jimmy Roe (Alice), sister-in-law, Charlotte Roe; grandchildren, Jordan Mason, Harrison Mason, Isabella Reid; also survived by many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to offer a special thanks to the MICU nursing staff of Jackson-Madison County General Hospital for their care of Robert.
Visitation will be held Friday, May 11, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 11 a.m. until service time at Oakfield Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, May 12, at Oakfield Baptist Church with Bro. Mickey Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery near Medina.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Oakfield Baptist Church or Men on a Mission.