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Leroy Louis Roark

June 14, 1938 - June 20, 2021

Burial Date June 23, 2021

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Leroy Louis Roark, 83, of Nathalie passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021, surrounded by his loved ones in his family home. He was the husband of Jane Austin Roark for 64 years.

Leroy was born in Halifax County, June 14, 1938, son of the late Claude Roark and Ella Coates Roark. He was a member of Childrey Baptist Church, where he served as the church softball coach, choir director and a Deacon for many years. Leroy used his spiritual gift of music throughout his life. He was a retired buyer for Swisher International Tobacco Company.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Beth Roark Elder (John Wesley), Kim Roark Martin (Daryl) all of Nathalie; two grandsons, Matthew Elder (Dana) of Brookneal, Hunter Martin of South Boston; two great-grandchildren, Colin, and Liza Jane Elder.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at Childrey Baptist Church by the Rev. Jerry Stanfield and the Rev. Shelton Miles with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal and at the residence other times.