Our Staff

Helping you create a memorable service that honors and celebrates your loved one.

Ryan M. Roach, Licensee In Charge

Ryan is a life-long resident of Braxton County. He graduated from Braxton County High School. Following high school he attended West Virginia University in preparation for his studies at Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. He has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer for over 25 years. Ryan has followed in his father’s footsteps by being passionate about caring for families in their difficult times of need.

Heather Roach, Secretary and Funeral Assistant

Heather also is a life-long resident of Braxton County. She grew up on “Sugar Creek” in Gassaway and graduated from Braxton County High School. She attended Fairmont State University and received a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. She currently keeps her nursing license up to date although her full time job is at the funeral home. She feels all her time spent caring for patient’s and families over her 25 years of nursing experience has prepared her to help families with the death of their loved one. Heather started her position of helping full time in 2013.

Melissa Mick, Funeral Home Assistant

Melissa grew up in Gilmer County; however, she has lived in Braxton County for over 20 years.  She is a former pharmacy technician.  Melissa has a passion for helping people in times of need.  She started at the funeral home in January 2023.