John Rolland Roof

December 27, 1947July 17, 2013

John Rolland Roof, 65, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at his home in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 20, 2013 in the chapel of Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home.

John was born on December 27, 1947 in Sherman, Texas to John C. and Shirley (Moates) Roof. He worked water well service with his father from an early age. John served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War stationed in Okinawa, Japan working as a Halt Radar Missile Technician. He then began working as a Brakeman and Conductor with Burlington Northern Railroad from 1973 until his retirement in 1998. John was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason and enjoyed restoring classic cars.

John is preceded in death by his parents, John C. and Shirley Roof and one sister, Rhonda Roof.

He is survived by his wife Sandra, daughter Heather Galloway, son-in-law Jeremy Galloway, grandson Jacob Galloway and eight siblings.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, July 20, 2013

John Rolland Roof

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Harry Ryan

July 22, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of Butch's passing. I pray that God will give you peace and comfort in a short time. Darla and I will keep you in our prayers. Stay strong and keep your faith.
Harry D. Ryan

Pam Carlock

July 20, 2013

Mrs Roof- I wasn't aware of Mr Roof's passing. I am so sorry. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Pam and Alexandra

July 18, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Terry and Terrance will be at the Memorial Service but I will not be back, from Wisconsin, until Sunday evening. My heart will be with you all.
Terry, Bonnie, and Terrance