William Delmas Roach was born Nov. 9, 1942 to Mary Cora “Martin” Roach and William Kennith Walker Roach in Newburg, Mo. William was a Dental Technician in the Army. He enjoyed wood crafting, leather and jewelry. He also enjoyed studying History especially the 1800’s, and making presentations at school of Historical Traders of the 1800’s. 
He worked several years at the Dixon School.  William married Helen Burns July 10, 1965 at the First Christian Church in Newburg, Mo., they have celebrated 43 years of marriage. William Roach passed from this life Dec. 22, 2008 in Jefferson City, Mo. at the age of 66 years.  William Roach was preceded in death by his parents. 
William Roach is survived by his wife Helen Roach of Westphalia formerly of Dixon, his son Chris Roach and wife Kim of Dixon, his daughter Robin Hammock and husband Gary of Dixon, also 4 grandchildren, Levi, Luke Katrina and Ian, also brother Robert Roach and Janet of Rolla, and also a host of nieces, nephews and friends to numerous to mention. 
William Roach will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Visitation will by Friday, Dec. 26, 2008 form 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Teague And Sons Funeral Home in Newburg, Mo.  The funeral service will by Saturday, December 27, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the Teague And Sons Funeral Home in Newburg, Mo. 
Interment will be at the Pea Ridge Roach Cemetery in Doolittle, Mo.  In lieu of flowers memorial Contributions may be made to missionary work in Haiti or Africa.  All arrangements were made under the direction of the Teague And Sons Funeral Home, Inc in Newburg, Mo.