Arthur "Mike" Rourk

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STANLEY - Arthur "Mike" Michael Rourk, 58, passed away at his home on Feb. 21, 2014, with his loving family by his side.

He was born in Monroe, son of Christine Barbee Rourk and the late Arthur Woodrow Rourk.

Mike was a graduate of North Mecklenburg High School and retired from Bunting Graphics, Inc. as Regional Manager. He was a member of Lucia Baptist Church since 1992.

Mike was an avid outdoorsman, he loved hunting, and fishing and he loved his family and friends beyond measure.

Mike is survived by his wife, Sandy Palmer Rourk; two sons, Aaron Michael Rourk and wife Liz of Stanley, Richard Travis Rourk of the home; mother, Christine Barbee Rourk of Charlotte; second mother, Marilyn Rourk of Dallas; one brother, Gary Rourk and wife Susie of Charlotte.

A celebration of life service for Mike Rourk will be 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Lucia Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Davis officiating with a reception to follow in the fellowship building.

Inurnment will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Building Fund, c/o Lucia Baptist Church, 15434 Lucia Riverbend Highway, Stanley, North Carolina 28164 or Gaston Hospice, P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054.

Online condolences may be made at:

Carothers Funeral Home, Stanley is serving the Rourk family.
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Published in Gaston Gazette on Feb. 25, 2014
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