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James Walter Roark

February 1, 1939 — November 7, 2022

Shelby, NC

James Walter Roark

James Walter Roark, age 83 of Shelby, NC, passed away on Monday, November 7, 2022. Mr. Roark was born on February 1, 1939 in Ashe County to Ernest and Selda Lea Winebarger Roark. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Carol Roark.

Mr. Roark attended Word of Life Assembly in Morganton. He enjoyed working in the yard, traveling, golfing, and spending time with his family.

Mr. Roark is survived by:  his wife, Alice Hartsog Roark; two daughters, Sandy Rogers of West Jefferson and Brenda Wallace (Justin) of Jefferson; two grandchildren, James Rogers (Rachel) of Wilkesboro and Rebekah Wallace of Jefferson; two sisters, Arlene McCloud of Belews Creek and Linda Hogan of Marion; one brother, Avery Roark (Janet) of West Jefferson; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 13, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel by Brother Adam Knight, Brother Lindsay McGrady, Brother Bobby Roark, and Brother Avery Roark. Burial will follow in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Sunday, November 13, 2022 at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Gideons, P.O. Box 993, West Jefferson, NC 28694.

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Visitation

Sunday, November 13, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ashelawn Memorial Chapel & Gardens

3470 U.S. Highway 221 North, Crumpler, NC 28617

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Funeral Service

Sunday, November 13, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ashelawn Memorial Chapel & Gardens

3470 U.S. Highway 221 North, Crumpler, NC 28617

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