Stephen Lynn Roark, 66, of Wildorado, TX went to be with the Lord on February 23, 2021. He was born on August 23, 1954 in Canyon, TX to Cecil and Doris Roark. Steve grew up in Wildorado and attended high school in Vega. He met the love of his life, Cindy Roark and knew right away he wanted to marry her. They married July 5, 1975. Steve was a jack of all trades, working jobs from the oil field to custom farming. He, then, went to work maintenance at Wildorado Elementary for the thirty years of his career. He loved caring for the school, children, and community. Steve loved being outside, especially in the mountains of Red River. There, you would find him in a stream, fishing for trout. When at home, he always cooked for his family while watching Westerns and playing with his five grandchildren. He loved to smile and joke. He cared deeply for his family and all who he encountered.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Doris Roark; and his brother, Phil Roark.
He is survived by his wife, Cindy Roark; his brother, Mark and his wife Connie; his children, Amber with husband Jody, Sarah with husband Chad, and Heath with his wife Sarah; and his grandchildren, Brooke, Emma, Kasen, Abby, and Swayze. He was loved by numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. on February 27, 2021 with a graveside service at the Palo Duro Cemetery six miles south of Wildorado, Texas.
In lieu of sending flowers, the family asks to send donations to benefit Wildorado School at P.O. Box 120 Wildorado, Texas 79098.