Donald Brandon Francis, son of Dedra Francis Bowman and the late Donald Roark was born in Morehead, Kentucky on February 25, 1982 and departed this life in Dayton, Ohio on September 20, 2020 at the age of 38 years, 6 months and 26 days.
Donald leaves behind his mother, Dedra Bowman; his special father, Darel Bowman; two brothers, Aaron Roark and Darel Bowman; three sisters, Christina Roark, Jessie Tirey, and Jamie Bowman; his grandmother, Anna Francis; his companion, Kate Bodenstein; four children, Marcus, Jaide, Willie, and Max; and a host of other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Roark; one brother, Billy Ryan Roark; a special grandmother, Delphia Roark; and a special cousin, Michael Roark.
Serving as pallbearers: Jerry, Jeffery, Gregory, Brent, and Zach. Honorary pallbearers will be his brothers, Aaron and Darel.