Ancel Welborn Roach

Ancel Welborn Roach

Saturday, March 8th, 1941 - Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Ancel Welborn Roach, age 79, of the Hollywood Community in Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020.
Born on March 8, 1941, in Clarkesville, he was the son of the late John Thomas and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Welborn Roach. Mr. Roach was of the Christian faith and was retired from North Georgia Technical College, where he worked in maintenance.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Linda Lovell Roach of the home; daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Michael Short of Clarkesville; son and daughter-in-law, John and Dawn Roach of Toccoa; grandchildren, Ryan Roach, Taylor Roach and Caden Short; sisters, Ann Kenyon of Jacksonville, Florida and Elizabeth Hutto of Macon, Georgia.
No formal services are planned at this time.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.
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Vonda Greene

Posted at 10:02pm
My heart aches for you all. Told Dad today as soon as I heard. Our prayers and love to you all.

Jeryle Roach

Posted at 09:22am
So sad to hear of the death of my uncle who was a great light to my family in the life he lived before us.
Great family and we say goodbye in this way because of what all of us are walking through at this time
Praying for the family

John Roach

Posted at 07:32pm
Thanks for all the kind dad will truly be missed. He fought so hard the past 3 months

Jeff Wrenn & family

Posted at 01:06pm
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.


Posted at 09:43am
My thought and prayers are with all of the family. Ancel was such a kind and funny man and I will always have such fond memories of him.

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