Jack Roark

Monday, June 1, 2015
Jack Roark

Jackie Ray Roark, 66, of McDougal, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2015 at home surrounded by family.

Mr. Roark was born in Pascola, Mo., on October 20, 1948. He was a retired maintenance man and bus driver for the Corning School District. He enjoyed old cars and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Success Church of Christ.

He married the love of his life, Wanda Mae (Brown) Roark, on Oct. 21, 1966, and was blessed to spend 48 years with her by his side. She survives.

Other survivors include three daughters, Karla and husband Bruce Newboles of McDougal;, Brenda (Bruce) McGrew of Success and Leanna (Mark) Glasgow of McDougal; one sister, Brenda (Danny) Watson of Newton, Ala.; two step-brothers; one step-sister; five grandchildren, Matt (Shelby) Rigdon, Kelsey (Matt) Carpenter, Ethan Davis, Drake McGrew and Jaxon McGrew; three great-grandchildren, Riley, Pyper and Rayner; four step-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; lots of nieces, nephews, friends and church family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Roark and Birtha (Kelly) Roark-Wilder; step-father, Russell Wilder and his half-brother, Tom Edwards.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, in the Ermert Funeral Home in Corning with Johnny Bradshaw and Bruce McGrew officiating. Burial will be in the Post Oak Cemetery near McDougal.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Jason Guthrie, Virgil Rice, Terry Rapert, Jerry Turner, Keith Turner and Troy Redman.

Online condolences: www.ermertfuneralhome.com