Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Roes in:
 • Howell Memorial Park Cemetery
 • Pomona
 • Howell County
 • Missouri
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Preacher Roe
Original name: Elwin Charles Roe
Birth: Feb. 26, 1916
Ash Flat
Sharp County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 2008
West Plains
Howell County
Missouri, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He was a left-handed pitcher for twelve seasons (1938, 1944 to 1954) with the St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates and Brooklyn Dodgers. He was a member of three National League Pennant-winning teams (1949, 1952 to 1953 Dodgers) and appeared in 5 career total World Series games, with a 2 and 1 record while posting a 2.54 ERA in 28 innings. Among his other notable career highlights include five-time National League All Star selection (1945, 1949 to 1952), The Sporting News Pitcher of the Year honors for the National League in 1951 with 22 wins and league leader in strike outs during the 1945 season with 148. In 333 career regular season games, Roe won 127 and lost 84 with a 3.43 lifetime ERA. (bio by: C.S.) 
Family links: 
  Charles Edward Roe (1884 - 1952)
  Elizabeth Ducker Roe (1886 - 1967)
  Mozee Vida Clay Roe (1918 - 2002)*
  Preacher Roe (1916 - 2008)
  Roy A Roe (1919 - 1992)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Cancer
Howell Memorial Park Cemetery
Howell County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Nov 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31264638
Preacher Roe
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Preacher Roe
Added by: Anthony S
Preacher Roe
Added by: W. Loy Frisk Simmons
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- sjm
 Added: Feb. 26, 2016
- jay payton
 Added: Feb. 26, 2016

- Thomas
 Added: Feb. 26, 2016
There are 73 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 58 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service