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1991 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Eric David Roach, 22, of Raymore, died July 25, 2014, as a result of an injury on the job. He was born Dec. 5, 1991, in Shawnee Mission, Kan., the beloved son of Billy and Anna Roach (Brysky.) He was a member of the Local 10 Ironworkers of Kansas City. He loved his career as an Ironworker, joining his father and three of his brothers in the industry. Eric graduated as an Ironworking Apprentice in May of 2013 and graduated from Raymore-Peculiar High School in May of 2010, where he played baseball. Eric was an avid hunter and fisherman, skier, anything that took him outdoors. He also played softball, volleyball and played golf. Everyone knew him as a loving, loyal and selfless person who always brought a smile to those he was around. Even in death, he continues to give by becoming an unrestricted organ donor. His legacy will live on in the lives of others. Eric is survived by his parents, Billy and Anna Roach of Raymore; brothers, Michael and his wife Darcy, Daniel and his wife Heather, Patrick and his wife Melissa, and Andrew. He also leaves his maternal grandparents, John and Maria Brysky, of Kansas City, Kan., and his paternal grandmother, Katherine Smith of Kansas City, Mo.; nephew and nieces, Clara, Abby, Braxton, Destin and Arwen. He is also survived by the love of his life, Cassidee Sikes of Raymore and multiple friends, too numerous to mention and several aunts, uncles, cousins and his best canine friend, Brandy. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at Floral Hills Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at Floral Hills. Burial will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be directed to Eric's family to help defray funeral expenses. Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.floralhillsfuneralhome.com. Arr.: D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Funeral Home, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., KCMO (816) 353-1218. D. W. Newcomer's Sons Funeral Homes, Cemeteries, Crematories 816-353-1218 www.floralhillsfuneralhome.com
Published in Kansas City Star on July 29, 2014
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