Brian Edward Roach

Brian Edward Roach, 53, of Stotts City, passed away June 7, 2019, at his home. He was born Dec. 18, 1965, in Springfield, to Harold “Eddie” and Allene (Schnake) Roach.
Roach was a 1984, graduate of Mt. Vernon High School and was the owner of Industrial Construction Services in Joplin. In 1988, he married Tracy Vandergrift, in Mt. Vernon.
Roach is survived by: his wife of 30 year; daughter, Kirsten (William) McGaughy of Carthage; sons, Mac (Shelby) Roach of Joplin and Zac (Mercedes) Roach of Fort Worth, Texas; his mother, Allene Roach, of Joplin; sister, Angie (Andy) Johnson of Joplin; four grandchildren; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by: his father; and brother, Scott Roach.
A graveside service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, was held June 11, 2019, at the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made payable to the Charlie 22 Out Door Fund, an organization that helps wounded veterans to go on outdoor trips, in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at


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