December 25, 1967 - February 5, 2021
Kansas City, Kansas - Christopher Shannon Roark, 53, of Kansas City, KS passed away Friday, February 5, 2021 at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission. He was born the son of John Sr. and Juanita Roark on December 25, 1967 in Kansas City, KS. He graduated from Turner High School in the class of 1986. After high school he attended the University of Kansas where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. Chris was very skilled in computer technology and programming. He was a successful self taught and self employed software developer. He also enjoyed tinkering with cars and other mechanics. Chris loved being with his family and will be deeply missed. He is preceded in death by his mother, Juanita Roark and a niece Jessica Nicole Roark. He is survived by his father, John Roark Sr.; brother, John Roark Jr., Michele Garrett and Maria Roark; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and great friends. Due to COVID 19 the family will hold a private mass and burial.
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Published by Kansas City Star on Feb. 19, 2021.