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Billie W. Roark

September 15, 1952 October 31, 2019
Billie W. Roark
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In the early morning hour of Thursday, October 31st, 2019, Billie W. Roark passed on to the presence of his heavenly Father. Billie was born on September 15th, 1952 in Hobart, Oklahoma to William and Dorothy (Norman) Roark. He attended Hobart Public Schools. On February 22nd, 1971 he married his loving wife Jessie Darlene Dodd, they raised one son, Billy Jess Roark and one daughter, Ginger Darlene Roark-Hill.

Billie was a hard-working man his entire life. He began working at Toma's grocery store in Hobart, Ok. at the young age of 8 years old. After marriage, he and Jessie made their home in Mangum, Ok. where he worked for Puckett's grocery store. He moved his family to Altus, Ok. in 1972 where he was the meat market manager for United grocery store. He later worked for Gilbert Central Construction Company until his retirement. His hard work ethic promoted him from a general laborer to job superintendent. He traveled all around the United States managing the construction of roads and bridges.

He was self-taught, talented carpenter. There was not anything that he could not build with his own two hands. He was an avid fisherman. His prize mount was his 31-pound stripper he caught in Lake Texoma. He loved the water and his favorite place to take his grandsons was Tom Steed Lake. This is where he found his peace, just floating and letting the sun shine down on him. His biggest joy came from attending and watching every event, game, livestock show, shooting competition or just anything his grandsons were involved in. He loved them passionately and was so proud of them. Billie was also known to be little ornery and a practical joker. He enjoyed pulling off a good joke.

Billie was preceded in death by his father, William Roark and his mother, Dorothy Anderson and, brother Jonathan Anderson. He is survived by his wife, Jessie Roark, his two children, Billy and his wife Kris Roark, his daughter Ginger Roark-Hill and Devin Hill, his beloved grandsons, Tristian William Wayne Roark, Koda Jess Roark, and Chandler Haden Hill, a sister, Mary Roark, brother, randy Anderson and wife Karen, sister, Anita Rogers, and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family will greet friends at visitation from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Sunday evening, November 3, 2019 at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home in Altus.

Celebration of Life Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Monday, November 4, 2019 at the Lowell-Tims Funeral Chapel in Altus.

Interment will follow services at Mountain Park Cemetery in Mountain Park, Oklahoma under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home and Crematory, Altus, Oklahoma.

Lowell-Tims will provide a live web-cast of the service beginning at 9:58 a.m. on Monday. Go to www.Lowell-Tims.com and click on Billie W. Roark. There will be a blue tab that says "watch webcast" inviting you to join the web-cast.

To sign the online guest book and share memories with the family please visit www.Lowell-Tims.com


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Visitation

Sunday

3

Nov

6:00 PM 11/3/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/3/2019 8:00:00 PM
Lowell-Tims Funeral Home

1100 East Tamarack Raod
Altus, OK 73521

Lowell-Tims Funeral Home
1100 East Tamarack Raod Altus 73521 OK

Funeral

Monday

4

Nov

10:00 AM 11/4/2019 10:00:00 AM
Lowell-Tims Funeral Chapel

1100 East Tamarack Road
Altus, OK 73521

Lowell-Tims Funeral Chapel
1100 East Tamarack Road Altus 73521 OK

Interment

Monday

4

Nov

Mountain Park Cemetery

Mountain Park, OK
Mountain Park, OK 73559

Mountain Park Cemetery
Mountain Park, OK Mountain Park 73559 OK
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