Roark, Jene Proctor

Jene Proctor Roark, age 81, of Christiansburg went home to our Lord after a long illness on July 19, 2018. He was born April 24, 1937 to the late Sterling and Eva Roark. He was preceded in death by sisters, Jo Leach and Judy Dowdy; brother, William “Jim” Roark; brothers-in-law, Skip Hatfield and Bob Leach; and niece, Lisa L. Baldwin.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria; daughters, Sabrina Roark, Dreama Whitmire (Jack); sons, Christopher Jene “Chris” Roark, Darrell Taylor, David Taylor; sister, Janet Hatfield; sisters-in-law, Margaret Roark, Hazel Layne, Patty Frye, Nina Carter, Tonya Burdette; brother-in-law, Duke Dowdy; grandchildren, Caleb, Shane, Taylor, Anthony, Erica, Cheyenne, Renea; several nieces, nephews, and great grandchildren; and the best friend anyone could ever have, Richard “Dickie” Ballengee.

Funeral Services will be conducted Monday, July 23, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mike Neuse officiating. Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Monday prior to the service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the New River Valley Community Church, 2455 Peppers Ferry Rd NW Christiansburg,VA 24073. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.