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Carl L Roork

December 4, 2021

Obituary

Carl Luther "Buddy"  Roork, Harrington, passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at home surrounded by family.  He was born in Harrington, DE, son of the late Carl and Mary Helen Roork.

Buddy was a truck driver for AA Williams Trucking Co. then Schiff Farm Inc. for 43 years.  He was a life member of Farmington Volunteer Fire Co for 63 years, where he was Chief Engineer for many of those years, and was also a life member of the Harrington Moose Lodge.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister and brother in law, Norma and Carl Legates; nephew, C.I. Legates, step son in law, George Legates.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Elizabeth "Bonnie" Roork; sons, Jeffrey (Rachel) Williams, Thomas (Heather) Williams; stepdaughter, Thelma Legates; 6 grandchildren, Sloane, Graham, Kerstynn, Bryson Williams, and George and Roy Legates; brother, Delvin Roork; and many nephews and nieces.

A Fireman's Service for Buddy will be on Wednesday, December 8, at the Melvin Funeral Home, 15522 South DuPont Hwy, Harrington, at 1PM, with a visitation for family and friends starting at 11AM.  Interment will take place at the Hollywood Cemetery, Harrington.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Farmington Volunteer Fire Company, 20920 S Dupont Hwy Farmington, DE 19950-2381.

 

Arrangements are entrusted to the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home, please visit us at www.melvinfuneralhome.com to express or send condolences.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 8, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Melvin Funeral Home
15522 S. DuPont Hwy
Harrington, DE 19952

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 8, 2021

1:00 PM
Melvin Funeral Home
15522 S. DuPont Hwy
Harrington, DE 19952

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