Paul Vernon RoarkJuly 13, 1928 ~ June 23, 2017 (age 88)
Paul Vernon Roark, 88, of Russell, KY., passed away Friday, June 23, 2017 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born in Wurtland, KY., July 13, 1928 a son of the late Roy Wesley Roark and Minnie Smith Roark.
He was a member of the Bridges Christian Church (formerly First Christian Church of Russell) where he served as a Deacon; he served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War and retired from CSX Railroad.
Besides his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers Don Roark and Frank Roark, three sisters Ruby Holt, Ruth Roark and Shirley Roark.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Della Louise Heineman Roark, two daughters Debra (Russell) Blanton of Winchester, KY, and Pamela (Michael) Huff of South Point, OH, two grandchildren David (Ashley) Blanton of Lexington, KY, and Emily (James) Trujillo of Louisville, KY. Also surviving are one brother Dale (Patricia) Roark of Flatwoods, KY, and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens.
Carman Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to carmanfuneral.com