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Obituary for Ancel Welborn Roach

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.