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Graveside services for William Leslie “Bill” Roark, 49, Pottersville, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 19, 2013, at Stuart Union Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Roark died at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 14, 2013, at his home.

He was born April 12, 1964, at West Plains, Missouri, to William D. “Dub” Roark and Mary Leslie VanWort Roark. On October 2, 1982, he was married at Gainesville, Missouri, to Susan Faye Lane, who preceded him in death on August 5, 2006. He had worked at Armstrong Wood Flooring since 1995. He was a Teamster and enjoyed riding his motorcycle and playing guitar. His grandchildren were his world; he loved spending time with them, especially taking them hunting and fishing.

He is survived by two children, Christina Roark, fiance’ Jason, Pottersville, Missouri and Amanda Roark, Caulfield, Missouri; five grandchildren, Madison, Bodie, William, Wyatt and Gabe; his parents, Dub and Mary Roark, West Plains, Missouri; three sisters, Mary Louise Carlock, Laura Ruth Brazeal, husband, Dwayne and Garnette Lee Roark; mother-in-law, Shirley Sisney; father-in-law, Dale Lane; many nieces, nephews and friends.

His wife, grandson, Clayton Cole Cobb and grandparents, A. D. “Sandy” and Ruth Roark and Sam and Laura VanWort, precede him in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Sunday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at

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