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MAJ Wilford Emmitt Roe, ARMY (Ret)

March 3, 1936 ~ March 10, 2020 (age 84)

Obituary

A Celebration of Life service for MAJ Wilford "Mick" Emmitt Roe (Ret.), age 84 of Clarksville, will be Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Sykes Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until the time of service at the funeral home. Mick passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. He was born on March 3, 1936 in Harris, KY to Charles and Belle Barrett Roe. Mick retired from the United States Army after 21 years of service, including tours in Korea and Vietnam. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medals among other achievements. He later retired from Raytheon Corporation.

In addition to his parents, Mick is preceded in death by his son, Wallace Roe; and brothers, Bruce, and Emerson Roe. He is survived by his wife, Diana C. Roe; daughters, Teresa (Steve) Koons and Tamara Roe; brother, Tommy (Donna) Roe; grandchildren: Michael Koons, Melanie Lamison, Joshua Koons, Rick Roe, Jeremy Roe, and Lauren Roe; and 6 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at act.alz.org.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
March 15, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Sykes Funeral Home & Crematory
424 Franklin St
Clarksville, TN 37040

Celebration of Life
Sunday
March 15, 2020

2:00 PM
Sykes Funeral Home & Crematory
424 Franklin St
Clarksville, TN 37040

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