Our beautiful Tammy Lea Roach was born on September 10th, 1963 at Conley Maternity Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. After high school, Tammy’s entrepreneurial spirit led her to start a beauty salon in the back of her childhood home where she served many patrons. She married the love of her life “Crocodile” David Lyle Roach on February 14th 1987. Tammy continued her business pursuits in 1988 with her highly successful business, Balloon Parties by Tammy. Tammy served many members of the community providing balloon center pieces, sculptures and more for birthday parties, weddings and corporate such as Southwest Airlines, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, Union Station along with countless thousands of other events. Tammy and Lyle’s unwavering love resulted in the birth of their most cherished son, Kirby Dylan Roach, on May 1st, 2002. Tammy’s never failing love of Jesus was extended to every man, women, child, animal and insect she ever came into contact with…except stinkbugs!
Tammy was proceeded in death by her father, Rev. Royce M. Beckett, her paternal grandparents Rev. Milton and Georgia Beckett as well as her maternal grandparents William and Arpa Zielke.
Tammy leaves behind her husband David Lyle Roach, son Kirby Dylan Roach, mother Elaine Beckett, brothers Sam (Ana) Beckett and Jon (Alicia) Beckett along with nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and too numerous to mention other family members and friends she loved with all her heart.
A memorial service to honor Tammy’s life will be held at 2pm, May 4th, 2021 at Evangel Church, 1414 E. 103rd St, KCMO 64131.