July 22, 1964 ~ November 27, 2021

Born in: Abilene, Texas

Mark Dominic Roath, 57, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021 in Arlington.

Funeral Service: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 4, at Woodland West Church of Christ, 3101 W. Park Row Drive, Arlington. Graveside Service: 9:00 a.m., Friday, December 10, at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Friday, December 3, at the church.

Memorials: Memorial gifts may be made to Foldsofhonor.org, Holidaysandheroes.org, or woundedwarriorproject.org.

Mark was born on July 22, 1964 in Abilene, Texas to Cecil Roath Jr. and Sandra Hodges Roath. He married Tammy Hay on July 12, 1998. Mark served as Master Sergeant for the U.S. Air Force.  He was the proudest of his service as a Desert Storm veteran during the Gulf War. He served two tours of duty in Afghanistan, two tours in Iraq, and countless other assignments during his 38 years of military service. Mark received numerous awards and accolades including Meritorious Service Medal, Air Force Commendation, several Outstanding Unit Medal Awards, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, and Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon.

Mark enjoyed woodworking, especially making clocks and pens. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.

Mark was preceded in death by his father, Cecil J. Roath; and uncle, Harold Boyd.

Survivors:  Beloved wife of 23 years, Tammy Hay Roath; sons, Josh and wife, Brianna, Thomas, and Matthew; step-daughters, Stephanie and Rachel; mother, Sandra Hodges Roath; siblings, Daryl and Terri; and three grandchildren, Marleigh, Milo and Madalynn.


Public Viewing: Friday, December 3, 2021 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Woodland West Church of Christ
3101 W. Park Row Drive
Arlington, TX 76013

Funeral Service: Saturday, December 4, 2021 10:00 am

Woodland West Church of Christ
3101 W. Park Row Drive
Arlington, TX 76013

Graveside Service: Friday, December 10, 2021 9:00 am

Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery
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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Mark Roath 's name.

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  1. Grew up with Mark in Watauga..his brother, sister & myself & brothers kinda ran our end of the block..A lot of good memories of growing up. Our thoughts & prayers are with Tammy & the kids for Gods peace in this time.

  2. Mark always had a great smile and hello every time I came into work and saw him. It is always the little things that you remember most that stick out. My condolences to his family and friends, we already miss him.

  3. Served alongside Mark with the 301st AMXS, multiple deployments and TDYs, very sad to hear of his passing. He was an outstanding Airman, lots of good memories. Thoughts and prayers for him and his family. Blue skies and fair winds MSgt Roath, you will be missed sir.

  4. So very sorry to hear that Mark has moved on to his forever home. He was a gentle man with a good heart – I will miss conversations in the hallway with him. May God surround his family with love and comfort during this difficult time.

  5. Please accept my sincerest condolences Tammy, your family and close friends. I do not know any of you personally. I read about this tragedy online. I pray God provides you His comfort, love, strength and peace during this difficult time. I wanted to reach out because it touched me so much. I will keep you in my prayers Tammy and your family. Stay blessed. Brigitte

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