C. W. Roach
Mr. C. W. Roach, aged seventy years and an old Confederate veteran died here at the home of his step-daughter, Mrs. Anna Green, last Saturday morning, following a two week illness.
Deceased came to Texas from Mississippi and located at Kingston thirty-one years ago and was married there, his wife preceding him in death some two years.
He moved to Greenville only recently and was engaged in blacksmithing here.
Deceased was a member of the Baptist Church, a Mason, and lived up to his fraternal and church obligation and went the way of his fathers, trusting in Christ the Savior of men.
(April 30, 1917, The Greenville (TX) Messenger)
Submitted by Sarah Swindell