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David Gene Roark

1946 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
David Gene Roark Obituary
David Gene Roark, 67, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his family.

Cremation is planned, with a memorial service to be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at the F.O.E. #3717, 11424 E. 24 Highway, Sugar Creek, MO 64054.

David was born July 6, 1946, in Spokane, Wash., to Kyle D. and Alice (Haven) Roark. He had worked as a truck driver. He enjoyed fishing, tinkering, and most of all spending time with his family. He was a member and trustee for the F.O.E. #3717 in Sugar Creek and the Teamsters Local #41.

He is survived and greatly missed by his wife of 40 years, Marsha Roark of the home; 2 daughters, Rene Sullivan of LaRussell, Mo., and Jodi Roark of Independence, Mo.; a son, David Cleo Roark and wife, Johnna, of Mount Vernon, Mo.; a brother, John Roark and wife, Joan, of Atherton, Mo.; and 8 grandchildren, Branddon, Chance, Kyle, Colton, Dakota, Connor, Kyra and Kailee. He was preceded in death by a son, Ross Roark in 1995, a son-in-law, Brian Sullivan in 2014, a brother, Kevin Roark, and a sister, Bonnie Lee Roark.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Crossroads Hospice.

Special thanks to Bobby and Carolyn Johnson, we love you.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.speakschapel.com.

Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel, Independence, 816-252-7900.
Published in The Examiner on Apr. 15, 2014
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