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Terry Joseph Roache
September 12, 1951 ~ January 6, 2024 (age 72) 72 Years Old
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Terry's Celebration of Life will be held on:
Date: Saturday, January 20, 2024
Location: Desert Hills Baptist Church, 4401 South Nellis Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV, 89121
Terry Joseph Roache, was promoted to glory on Saturday January 6th 2024 at the age of 72. He was a resident of North Las Vegas Nevada. Terry was born September 12, 1951, in Malone, New York to Lyle and Theresa Villnave Roache and was the youngest of three siblings. Terry's father remarried and the family relocated to Las Vegas in the 1960's. He attended C.P. Squires Elementary, J.D. Smith Middle School and graduated from Rancho High School. Terry attended UNLV for two years and transferred to Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas California where he earned his bachelor's degree in education. He met his wife Norma "Jean" while they were attending Pacific Coast, and they were married in 1976. Terry's passion was teaching. He loved his students and was still in contact with many of them.
Terry retired from teaching in 1996 and began working for FedEx and Costco part-time. He took a full-time position at Costco in 1997 and he continued working for FedEx part-time until he retired in 2022. He was still employed at Costco at the time of his passing.
Terry always put God first, and it showed in the love that he had for his family and friends. He cared deeply for all those around him. Terry loved his church family at Desert Hills Baptist Church. Where he had been a member since 2016 and taught an Adult Sunday School class and sang in the choir.
Terry is survived by his wife, Jean Roache of North Las Vegas. His sons, Stephen Roache, Ryan and Layle Roache of Ledyard, Ct. David and his wife Lana Roache of North Las Vegas, his daughters Janell and her husband Ricardo Chaparro of Las Vegas, Kaylin and her husband Anthony Lievanos of, North Las Vegas, Rhiannon Roache of North Las Vegas. As well as his eleven Grandchildren, Ashiante, Bryde, Jayden, Logan, Riley, Aiden, Zachary, Ian, Liam, MiraJane and Lilly.
He was preceded in death by his parents Lyle Roache, Theresa Villnave Roache and his stepmother, Rayona Roache Jones. Terry had two siblings, Sharon Boyer and Lyle "Joe" Roache and three stepsiblings, Gary Brockway, Jan Bush and Kay Gonzales.
He will be laid to rest at Palm Mortuary Cemetery, Las Vegas Nevada.
Memorial Donations can be made to Desert Hills Baptist Church in Terry's name.
The family would like to thank Desert Hills Baptist Church, Costco Business Center, and all of our friends and family for all of your prayers, love and support.