of Paris, AR
February 16, 1926 - July 27, 2020
Henry J. Koch, 94, a resident of Paris, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020, at his home.He was born February 16, 1926, in Paris to the late Mathias and Mary (Beshoner) Koch. Henry served in the United States Army during World War II. After his military service he spent his working years as the owner/operator of Koch Trucking. Henry was a devoted member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paris. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Wilma Pauline (Gabbard) Koch; a daughter, Susan Loraine Koch, four brothters, Louis, Bob, Anton and George Koch and a sister, Pauline Brown.Survivors include a son, Thomas Michael Koch of Paris; three daughters, JoAnn Aparicio of Caulksville, Kathy Davis of Caulksville and Karyn Elliott of Conway; thirteen grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren and two sisters, Rose Marie Tolbert of Booneville and Florence Mars of Fort Smith.Rosary will be held at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris. The funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 31, 2020, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paris with Fr. Reginald Udouj, OSB officiating. We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and limiting indoor funeral and visitation attendance to 100 people at one time. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering. Burial with military honors provided by the United States Army Honor Guard will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Paris under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris.
We extend our deepest sympathy to Henry's family; and, to our country which has lost a beloved World War 11 veteran. May God bless his family with peaceful thoughts and the strength to go forward. Ron & Linda Miller
So very sorry for your lost Henry was a good man hard working and honest he will be missed prayers for the family.
Kathy sorry for your loss prayers for your whole family may he Rest In Peace.
So sorry for your loss our thoughts are with you.
Are thoughts and prayers are with all the family so sorry for your loss
So sorry for the loss of Henry Koch. He was a decent, honest, and honorable man. He will be missed.
My prayers are with you, Karyn and your family. Love you and if there’s anything I can do let me know.
Kathy and family i am so sorry for your loss. Heaven i am sure is rejoicing at the arrival of this angel. May you receive comfort during this time of mourning. My love and prayers are with you.
I'm so sorry to hear of your dad passing may God comfort you all during this rough time I am praying and thinking about your family love you guys
Sending prayers 🙏 For the family and friends. RIP😇 Laken N
I will always Love & miss you PaPa. Rest In Peace 😇. Your Grandson, Dylan Abel
My deepest condolences to the Koch Family on the loss of their precious patriarch.
Prayers for you at this time!
One of those Greatest Generation Guys. Always a good honest hardworking man. Sorry for your loss. God bless.
Prayers for the family.
So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for all. If you need me for ANYTHING call me
We are all sorry for your loss. He was a great man. Blessings to your family.