OBITUARY

E. Lee "Doodle" Roachell Jr.

March 27, 1930September 10, 2020

E. Lee “Doodle” Roachell, Jr., 90, of Memphis, Tennessee passed away at his home on September 10th, 2020.

He was born to the late Ethel and Elsie Roachell, Sr. on March 27th, 1930 in Memphis, TN. Lee was an avid golfer. He was a passed King of the Grand Krew of Sphinx and a member of the Stage Set Auxillary for the Theatre Memphis. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Bobby Eugene Roachell and his sister, Barbara Jacobs.

Lee was survived by his wife of 64 years, Marie Annelle Roachell and numerous friends.

Memorials may be made to the Theatre of Memphis or to the Memphis or Shelby County Humane Society.

Family will receive friends from 10:00am to 11:00am on Tuesday, September 15th at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 N. Germantown Rd, Bartlett, Tennessee. A graveside service will follow at 12:00pm at Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery and Funeral Home, 6755 TN-3 N, Millington, TN 38053.

  • FAMILY

  • Ethel and Elsie Roachell, Sr., Parents (deceased)
  • Bobby Eugene Roachell, Brother (deceased)
  • Barbara Jacobs, Sister
  • Marie Annelle Roachell, Wife
  • He also leaves numerous friends.

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  • DONATIONS

  • Theatre of Memphis
  • Memphis or Shelby County Humane Society

Services

  • Family Will Receive Friends

    Tuesday, September 15, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Memories

E. Lee "Doodle" Roachell Jr.

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Randy Jacobs

September 12, 2020

As a child, I was in awe of my Uncle Doodle. He seemed to be so cool, calm and collected. I would tell people I favored my Uncle as he was such a handsome man.
Growing up and living so far away kept us apart, but he will always be remembered by his sister’s baby boy.

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