Graveside Services for Bobby Neil Roark, 82, of Caldwell will be at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Mexia Cemetery in Mexia, Texas. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, January 27th at Strickland Funeral Home in Caldwell. Mr. Roark passed away on January 25, 2018 in Bryan, Texas.
Bobby was born July 26, 1935 to Otis Roark and Leamon Irene (Plumber) Roark in Groesbeck, Texas.
Bobby enjoyed training, riding horses and going to the cutting futurity shows. He really enjoyed going to the horse sales, especially the Remuda sale in Guthrie, Texas. During his down time you could find him at the local coffee shop swapping “cowboy” stories with his buddies. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, and watching his granddaughter play softball.
Bobby was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Otis Roark; and sisters, Betty Yearta and Martha Marchant.
He is survived by son and daughter-in-law, David & Suzanne Roark of West Columbia, Texas; brothers and sister-in-law, Joe Roark of Teague, Texas, Ronnie & Connie Roark of Floresville, Texas; sister-in-law, Neta Roark of Keller, Texas; brother-in-law, Sam Yearta of Palestine, Texas; grandchildren, Drs. Ashley Roark-Lee & Stephen Lee, Emily Roark; great grandchild, Annie Elizabeth Lee; special friends, Doris & Don, Tina & Jordan, Harold & Lynn Dennis Monical and friends at the 3M Ranch; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice Brazos Valley at hospicebrazosvalley.org
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Saturday, January 27, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
STRICKLAND FUNERAL HOME - CALDWELL
530 HWY 36 SOUTH
CALDWELL, Texas 77836
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Mexia, Texas 76667