Mr. William Eugene Roark, age 62, of Pleasant, Indiana, entered this life on December 21, 1953, in Hamilton, Ohio, the son of the late, Jesse and Harriett “Hattie” (Baker) Roark. He was raised in Hamilton, Ohio and attended the New Miami High School in New Miami, Ohio. William was a former construction worker in Hamilton, Ohio. William resided in the Pleasant, Indiana community the past 2 years and in the Vevay community for 12 years. William enjoyed playing cards, especially Euchre, word search puzzles and watching TV. William passed away at 5:35 pm, Thursday, October 13, 2016, at his residence in Pleasant, Indiana.William is survived by: his son: Billy Roark and his wife: Melissa of Hamilton, OH; his grandchildren: Perry and Zachary Roark; his brothers: Robert Ray Roark and his wife: Sharon of Vevay, IN, Larry Roark of Hanover, IN, Jeff Roark of Bennington, IN, Steve Roark and his wife: Pamela of Bennington, IN and Joey Roark of Bennington, IN; his sisters: Lou Collins and her husband: Kenneth of Hamilton, OH and Rosetta Combs and her husband: A.C. of Hamilton, OH and his several nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents: Jesse and Harriett “Hattie” (Baker) Roark and his sister and his brother: Marie and Gregory Roark.No services are being held at this time.Memorial contributions may be made to William Eugene Roark Memorial Fund % Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.
Great Olympics midfielder, Gladson Awako, says he and his team mates will have to get a good result in their Week 8 tie at King Faisal to please the team’s fans.Olympics lost at home to WAFA in Week 7 by a lone goal to leave them 14th on Ghana Premier League table on 7 points.The loss was Olympics’ 4th of the season and their second reverse at home.Ahead of their match, Awako is urging the he fans to keep faith with the team so they will get a good result at the Baba Yara Stadium.“Great Olympics are not happy at all and it was very clear during the match against WAFA. I could see their displeasure as they sat in the stands.I want to assure and promise them. We face King Faisal today in Kumasi and it will be a difficult match because they are struggling.However, I want the fans to stay behind us and support us. No matter what, we are going to get a positive result today. We are either getting a point or we are getting a victory.”Olympics will head into the match without a head coach after Prince George Koffi resigned on Tuesday. His assistant, Seth Hoffman, will handle the team in Kumasi until a new head coach is named and according to sources close to the team, the new coach will be unveiled before the end of the week.