Born: Knoxville on 22 January 1956

Passed away: Chicago on 19 December 2015

Aged: 59 years

The Story

Lindsey Hamilton Roach, passed away at home in Chicago, Illionois, on December 19th 2015. He was born to Doris and Jack Roach on January 22, 1956 in Knoxville, Tennessee, two days after his father's death. Lindsey, was raised by his mother and by the only father he ever knew, Mark Conley, whose career took the family across the country. Lindsey, and his sister adapted to the many moves. He graduated from Grandview High School, Grandview, Missouri in 1974.

He is survived by his children: Douglas Roach, Catherine (Roach) Cook, both of the greater Kansas City, metro area. Children Ashley (Roach) Christiano , of Tampa, Florida, Edward Roach, and Faith Roach of the greater Chicago metro area. Grandchildren: Julian Roach, Adeline and Charlotte Cook, Jordyn, Charlie, and Bella Christiano. He is also survived by his nephew Joseph Norton of Kansas City.

Lindsey was predeceased by his maternal grandparents Joseph and Edith Brewer, paternal grandparents Naomi and Daniel Roach, and Mark Conley's parents John and Theda Conley. Also Lindsey's sister Vicky (Roach) Norton, who died August 2, 2015.

Lindsey was a kind and loving person who was resilient, resourceful, and made friends easily. He never met a stranger. He had good times and bad, but he always tried to overcome adversity. He loved the Eagles band, sunsets, football, baseball, the ocean, and above all, his family. His motto was " I take it one day at a time."

Contributions in Lindsey's name, may be made to the American Diabetic Society, any local food pantries, and The Humane Society of the United States.
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