Captain William Lawrence “Larry” Roach, Jr.

Published 11:39 am Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Captain William Lawrence “Larry” Roach, Jr. 70 of Victoria, Va. joined his family in heaven on October 3, 2018. His significant other of 19 years, Marion Kovach and numerous cousins survive him. He was the son of Lawrence (Bunny) and Geneva Roach of Victoria. He graduated from Virginia Tech and the School of Hospital Administration at the Medical College of Virginia. He served in the Navy as a commissioned officer with appointments as an instructor at the Naval School of Healthcare Administration in Bethesda, MD, the Executive Officer and subsequently Commanding Officer, Second Medical Battalion, Camp Lejeune, NC; Executive Assistant to the Medical Officer of the Marine Corps, Headquarters, United State Marine Corps, Washington, DC; Medical Planning officer at Headquarters, Fleet Marine Forces, Pacific, Camp Smith, Hawaii. He assumed command of the Naval Medical Clinic, Quantico, Va., in 1994 until November 1996 when he became the Commanding Officer at Field Medical Service School, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He retired as a Captain in February 2001 at Camp Lejeune and returned to live in Victoria.

The family received friends Friday, Oct. 5, from 6-8 p.m. at the Staples Funeral Home in Victoria. Larry was a member of Victoria Christian Church where funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m.. Interment in the Lakeview Cemetery, Victoria.

In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations The Lunenburg Health Services, P.O. Box 121, Victoria, Va. 23974. Online condolences may be sent at