Nathan Gilbert Roe
Winslow Alumni Class of 1950
April 22, 2010
Nathan Gilbert Roe, 79, of Winslow, Indiana, entered rest on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 8:33 a.m. at V.N.A. Charlier Hospice Care in Evansville, Indiana.
He was born on January 1, 1931, in Pike County, Indiana, to Gilbert and Virginia (Harper) Roe.
He was a graduate of Winslow High School, Class of 1950. He retired after 20 years in the Army, serving during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam, life member of V.F.W. Post #3507, life member D.A.V. in Jasper, Indiana, American Legion Post #115, Winslow, Indiana, and Oakland City Eagles and a member of the Arthur General Baptist Church.
He owned and operated Roe Refrigeration and had owned the Cozy Cove Restaurant in Oakland City, Indiana.
Surviving family; 2 sons, David E. Roe of Morganfield, Ky., Stephen M. Roe of Naples, Fla., 2 daughters, Diane Hanes of Evansville, In., and Natalie L. Swaney of Cape Coral, Fla., (10) grandchildren, (9) great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were at 3 p.m. CDT Saturday, April 24, 2010, at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel in Oakland City, Indiana, with burial in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Winslow, Indiana with Rev. Jordan Roe officiating.
Visitation was from 1 p.m. until services on Saturday, April 24, 2010. Memorial Contribution maybe given V.N.A. Charlier Hospice. Envelopes will be available at the chapel. Family and friends may sign online guest register at www.lambbasham.com