Mr. William Junious Roane, age 72, "Kreamy," departed this life on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg, Va.
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William was born on March 24, 1941, in Indian Neck, Va., to the late Edith and Clarence Roane. William resided in Northern Virginia and worked as a truck driver for many years before relocating to Petersburg. William was a resident at the Carriage House.
William was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, and three brothers, George, James and Floyd Roane. William leaves to cherish his memories: five sisters, Dorothy Roane of Richmond, Margaret Butler (John) of King William, Mertene Roane of Petersburg, Mary Lou Smith of Tappahannock and Edith Smith of St. Stephens Church; three brothers, Clarence Roane (Esther) of Richmond, Reginald Roane (Regina) of King George and Robert Roane (Rosemary) of Clementon, N.J.; aunts, Susie Newman of Tappahannock and Marjorie Washington of Pennsauken, N.J.; and uncle, Joe Martin of Camden, N.J. William also leaves a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends.
A viewing for Mr. William Roane will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Washington Funeral Home, 1404 Tappahannock Blvd., Tappahannock, Va.; 804-443-3127. The funeral services for Mr. Roane will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at First Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 7820 Newtown Road, Newtown, Va.; the Rev. Drucilla Tate, interim pastor, officiating. Interment in the church cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at www.washingtonfh.com.
Funeral services have been entrusted to the staff of Washington Funeral Home, 1404 Tappahannock Blvd., Tappahannock, Va.; Blanche R. Washington, funeral director.
Washington Funeral Home
1404 Tappahannock Blvd
Tappahannock, VA 22560
Published in The Progress-Index on Dec. 20, 2013