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Mike Roche

October 5, 1949 — January 26, 2024

Gallatin

Mike Roche, age 74, of Gallatin, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2024. 

Mike was born on October 5, 1949, in Chicago, Illinois, to his parents Thomas and Norma Roche. Mike served in the military during the Vietnam War; he was a corporal in the United States Marine Corps. Following his military service, Mike was a sheet metal worker until he retired. Mike was a part of the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 73, of Hillside, Illinois, for 50 years. He was also a member of VFW. Mike will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather. As well as for his sense of humor.  

Michael Dennis Roche is survived by his wife of 30 years, Beverly (Resh) Roche; son, Michael E. Roche; daughter, Anne Lori Roche; grandson, Chayse S. Muller; brothers, Timothy D. Roche, and Thomas D. Roche. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Donald Roche; and mother, Norma Clarice (Oberg) Roche. 

In lieu of flowers the family please asks for donations to be made to the Disabled American Veterans Association.

A Memorial Gathering will be held at Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center, located at 584 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066, on Thursday, February 29th, 2024, from 3PM until 7PM. Inurnment for Mr. Roche will be held at the Nashville National Cemetery on Friday, March 1st, 2024, at 11AM. United States Marine Corps honors will be also rendered at this time. 

Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center are to oversee all funeral arrangements. 584 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066. Phone: (615) 502-0011. Online condolences may be expressed at alexandergallatin.com.

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Gathering

Thursday, February 29, 2024

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center

584 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066

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Interment

Friday, March 1, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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