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Reverend Bill E. Roe of Cleburne went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017.
He was born to J.A. and Nettie Florence Roe in Wichita Falls on September 19th 1931. He served in the United States Army from 1953 to 1955. Bill graduated in 1961 from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He pastored several churches in north and north central Texas. He worked for the Baptist General Convention for eleven years and for Johnson County Baptist Association for fifteen years. After retirement he continued to serve as the associational director of missions for Bosque and Hill counties.
Survived by his wife of 65 years, Nina. Children: Dwight and Denise Roe of Arlington, Larry (Joe) and Melissa Roe Powell of Burleson. Grandchildren- Blake & Mindy Lauderback, Stephen & Brenda Roe, Miranda & Cole Tucker and JR & Hannah Lyon. Great- grandchildren: Nora, Julia and Harrison Lauderback and Timber and Collette Tucker. He's also survived by brothers Charles Roe (his wife, Jerry) of Arkansas and Wayne Roe (his wife, Leda) of Bellevue and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation: 10/8 Sunday from 4-6 p.m. at Field Street Baptist Church
Service: 10/9 Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Field Street Baptist Church
Graveside: 2 p.m. at Laurel Land in Fort Worth.
In lieu of flowers donations to Field Street Baptist Church would be appreciated.
Published on October 6, 2017
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