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Howard M. Roark, Jr.

June 12, 1968 — October 21, 2023

Chilhowie, Virginia

Chilhowie, Va.

 

Howard M. “Howie” Roark, Jr. age 55, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2023.

 

Howie was a loving son and grandson - he took good care of his mom and granny. Howie was a friendly guy who liked people and had an easy time making friends. He was a hard worker, but when he wasn’t working, Howie loved his old Firebird and attending car and parts shows. His easy going way will be missed.

 

He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Monroe Roark, Sr.; and half-brother, Howard “Eddie” Roark.

 

Howie is survived by his mother, Charlotte Bennett; grandmother, Margaret Jobe, both of Marion, Va.; special friends Jeanette and Rick Bise, Junior Blevins, Ronnie Pruitt, Aaron Lundy family and employees, and Missy at Lundy's.

 

The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 24, 2023 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Fraziers’ Seaver-Brown Chapel. Funeral services will begin at 7 p.m. with Minister Frank Branson officiating. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, 1404 Mt. Pleasant Drive, Rich Valley / Saltville, Va. 24370. Family and friends are asked to meet at Fraziers’ Seaver-Brown at 10:15 a.m. for procession to the cemetery.

 

To share memories of Howard M. “Howie” Roark, Jr. please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Howie has been entrusted to Fraziers’ Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, VA 24354.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Fraziers' Seaver-Brown Chapel

237 East Main Street, Marion, VA 24354

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm

Fraziers' Seaver-Brown Chapel

237 East Main Street, Marion, VA 24354

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am

Family and friends are asked to meet at Fraziers' Seaver-Brown at 10:15 a.m. for procession to the cemetery.

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