- Category: Obituaries
Edgar Roe, age 90 lifelong resident of Junction (Pisgah Community) died peacefully, Saturday, December 10, 2011 in the Ridgway Rehab & Nursing Center. Edgar was born on February 8, 1921 in Ridgway to the late Frank & Ethel (Chapman) Roe. Edgar married Genevieve (Harris) roe in 1947 and she preceded him in death in 2007. Edgar served his country in the Army during WWII; he was in Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge. He returned home from the service and worked is entire life as a Grain and Livestock farmer and also worked as a State Highway worker for many years. He was very active in politics, as he was a Democrat Precinct Committeeman for over 36 years. He was a Deacon at his church in which he was always a faithful member, Pisgah General Baptist Church. He was a wonderful husband, loving father and grandfather, good brother and son and will be greatly missed.
Survived by 2 sons, Kenny and Gayla Roe of Junction, and Donald Roe of Junction along with a daughter Vicki & Ron McGill of Edwardsville, IL
Grandchildren – Jim & Chantell Roe, Crystal & Mike Beradi, Julie Roe and Allen Roe
Great Grandchildren – Paige, Cyrus and Cayman
Brothers Henry Roe
Preceded by 5 Brothers, Mike, Bert, Tommy, Everett, and Louis Roe 1 Sister, Ruth Smith and 1 Grandson, John Roe
Visitation for Edgar will be at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway on Monday, December 12, 2011 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. His funeral service will be on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Rev. Steve Hunt officiating. Interment will follow at the Lindale Cemetery in Eldorado next to his wife with Military rites by the Ridgway American Legion.
You may make donations in his memory to the Pisgah General Baptist Church; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.