Young County Heroes

They Paid Dearly That We Might Live Freely. Remember Them.

Roark, Rufus Wayne

Service Branch: 

Rufus “Wayne” Roark served as a torpedo man on the submarine the U.S.S. Barb during WWII from 1943 to 1946. He passed away October 30, 2018. We thank this veteran for his service!

This person is listed on the Young County Service Roster Page in the original mid-1940's publication, "Men and Women In The Armed Forces From Young County Texas". We did not find him located on the picture pages of the book. If you have more information or a picture of this veteran from Young County, please contact us using the "CONTACT" tab on the left hand side of this web page. Thank you.