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Jimmie Dean Roark

Jimmie Dean Roark, age 65, peacefully departed this life on Saturday, September 3, 2022, at his home in Paris, KY. Jimmie was born August 29, 1957, to the late Carrie Ingram Townsend of Frenchburg, KY. Besides his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother Curtis Fields, and a nephew Tommy John Roe.

Jimmie devoted his life to his family and hard work. He enjoyed spending time with family, working in his garage, watching John Wayne westerns, and playing dominoes and card games. He was a wonderful handyman and could fix just about anything.

Survivors left to mourn his deathare his wife of 45 years Lorene Ross Roark of Paris, KY; a son Jimmie “Bugs” (Lesley) Roark of Cynthiana, KY; daughters Samantha Dean Roark of Louisville, KY, and Destiny Ross of Paris, KY; grandsons Preston Roark and Kyle Roark of Cynthiana, KY; and a special nephew Aaron Ritchie of Kansas City, MO. Also, surviving are brothers Orville Roark and Loyd (Teresa) Roe, and sisters Carolyn (Orville) Roe, Becky (Mike) Cornett, and Margaret Collins, along with a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12 noon Saturday, September 10, 2022, at Hinton-Turner Funeral Home by Celebrant Sharon L. Berry. Interment will follow in the Paris Cemetery. Visitation began at 9:00 a.m. until the time for the service.

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