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Charles "Shag" Roark

June 19, 1930 June 8, 2019
Charles "Shag" Roark
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Obituary for Charles "Shag" Roark

Charles Wesley “Shag” Roark, 88, of Westwood, passed away Saturday, June 08, 2019 at Trinity Station in Flatwoods.

Shag was born June 19, 1930 in Westwood to the late John Wesley and Opal Conn Roark.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 65 years, Lois Darlene Willis Roark in 2016 and his sister, Faye Francis Riggle.

Shag proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. Later he would go to work at ARMCO Steel where he retired from the B & O department. He was a 50+ member of Fred M. Gross Lodge #953 F&AM; 50+ year member of Indra Consistory, Valley of Covington Scottish Rite Mason; 50+ year member El Hasa Shrine where he was a former Patrol member; charter member of the Order of the Eastern Star Westwood Chapter #569; Past Commander of American Legion Post #76; member of Steelworkers Union #1865 where he was a Furnace Operator; a member of Ashland Elks BPOE #350; a Kentucky Colonel and a Kentucky Admiral.

He leaves behind a son William J.” Bill” Roark (Cheiketha) of Westwood; two grandsons, Matthew Roark (Cassy) and Joshua Roark; two greatgrandchildren, Jacob Alexander Roark and Lacy Marie Roark.

Funeral Services will be conducted 12:00 Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Caniff Funeral Home in Westwood with Pastor Raymond Stephens officiating. Burial will follow at Kentucky Veterans cemetery Northeast with military honors provided by the U.S. Navy and Kenova American Legion Post #93. Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 10-12.

Online condolences may be left at www.canifffuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Wednesday

12

Jun

10:00 AM 6/12/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6/12/2019 12:00:00 PM
Caniff Funeral Home

528 Wheatley Road
Ashland, KY 41101

Caniff Funeral Home
528 Wheatley Road Ashland 41101 KY
United States

Service

Wednesday

12

Jun

12:00 PM 6/12/2019 12:00:00 PM
Caniff Funeral Home

528 Wheatley Road
Ashland, KY 41101

Caniff Funeral Home
528 Wheatley Road Ashland 41101 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Northeast Final Resting Place

100 Veterans Memorial Drive
Greenup, KY 41143

100 Veterans Memorial Drive Greenup 41143 KY
United States
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