Johnny Roark Obituary

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Johnny Millard Roark Sr.

February 26, 1943 - July 12, 2014
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Johnny Millard Roark, Sr., formerly of Harmony died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Heritage Place in Statesville where he had resided for the last year. He was born February 26, 1943, in Ashe County and was the son of the late Roy Benjamin and Gay Wood Roark. He retired from Bali, was a U.S. Army veteran and a former member of the Harmony American Legion Post 113. He enjoyed deep-sea fishing, spending time with his grandkids and family cook-outs. He is survived by a son, Johnny M. Roark, Jr. of Harmony; a daughter, Renae Roark (Dennis) Johnson of Statesville; five grandchildren, Kelley Krider, Ashley Benfield, Annamae Roark and Ramzee...
Johnny Millard Roark, Sr., formerly of Harmony died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Heritage Place in Statesville where he had resided for the last year.
He was born February 26, 1943, in Ashe County and was the son of the late Roy Benjamin and Gay Wood Roark. He retired from Bali, was a U.S. Army veteran and a former member of the Harmony American Legion Post 113. He enjoyed deep-sea fishing, spending time with his grandkids and family cook-outs.
He is survived by a son, Johnny M. Roark, Jr. of Harmony; a daughter, Renae Roark (Dennis) Johnson of Statesville; five grandchildren, Kelley Krider, Ashley Benfield, Annamae Roark and Ramzee Johnson, all of Statesville and Lakota Goodwin of Jonesville; a great-granddaughter, Elliana Readling of Statesville; a sister, Margaret Gallimore of Taylorsville; and six brothers, Harold (Judy) Roark of Summerville, Howard Roark of West Jefferson, Wayne (Ann) Roark of Harmony, Jerry (Becky) Roark of Winston-Salem, Mike (Sandy) Roark of Statesville and David Roark of Harmony.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the Roark Family Cemetery in Copeland, NC.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM tonight (July 15) at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com.
The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Heritage Place for their compassionate and loving care.
Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

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