Norman D. Roark, age 62, of 1247 Joe Parlier Road, Elk Park, passed away Friday evening, February 21, 2014, at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Norman was born July 1, 1951 in Washington County, Tennessee, a son of the late John and Jesse Venable Roark. He was a retired stone mason and a member and deacon of Beech Creek Baptist Church.

Norman is survived by his wife, Glenda Stines Roark of the home; two daughters, Norma Kay Bodine and husband Mark of Boone, and April Roark of Elk Park; two sons, Steven Roark and wife Stephanie of Morganton, and Travis Roark and wife Jenn of Elk Park; four granddaughters, Brianna Seeley, Shauna Seeley, Abbie Roark, and Julia Roark; four grandsons, Johnathon Morgan, Brenden Roark, Alex Morgan, and Luke Roark, and four sisters, Donna Kay Garreson of Johnson City, Tennessee, LaFonda Garland of Jonesboro, North Carolina, Teresa Holden of Bristol, Tennessee, and Lenay Laws of Roan Mountain, Tennessee. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Johnny Roark.

Funeral services for Norman D. Roark will be conducted Monday morning, February 24, 2014, at 11:00 o'clock, at Beech Creek Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 10:00 until 11:00 o'clock. Offciating will be Reverend Dean Shephard and Reverend Ray Ward. Burial will follow in the Stines Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday morning, from 10:00 until 11:00 o'clock, at the church, prior to the service.

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Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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