Douglas Lee Roof

Apr 17, 1979 - Mar 03, 2011

Douglas Lee Roof

April 17, 1979 - March 03, 2011


Douglas L. Roof, 31, died unexpectantly Thursday March 3, 2011 at Marion General Hospital, Marion, Indiana. He was the son of the late Larry Douglas Roof and Sandra (Moore) Roof-Vance, his mother and step-father Robert Vance survive and reside in Alexandria, Indiana. He was born April 17, 1979 at Anderson, Indiana, he was a 1997 graduate of Anderson Highland High School, and received his Associates Degree in Business from Ball State University, Muncie Indiana. He was an Assistant Manager for Wal-Mart Marion, Indiana store, and had worked at various Wal-Marts in Kokomo, New Castle, Muncie and Shelbyville, Indiana. He was a member of the Fairmount Lions Club of where he had been Lion of the Year. He enjoyed working with computers, was an avid fisherman, enjoyed golf and riding motorcycles. After his accident in May 2009 he became a member of the RHI Brawlers wheelchair rugby team traveling and playing rugby around the mid-west. Besides his mother and step-father he is survived by 2 step-sisters: Steve Ann (Companion Jeff Granger), DeVoe, Muncie, IN and Roberta (David) Coleman, Albany, IN 2 Step-brothers: John (Jonella) Vance, Woodstock, GA and JoAnn (Cliff) Dunnington, Dunkirk, IN. Aunts: Marilynn (Ralph) Toliver, Peru South America, Cathy (David) Payne, Ft. Wayne, IN Uncles: Dennis (Juanita) Roof, Anderson, IN and Gregg (Lori) Roof, Texas. Maternal Grandmother: Helen Moore, Anderson, IN and Paternal Grandmother: Dorothy Roof, Anderson, IN. He was preceded in death by his father, and grandfathers Robert Moore and Wilbur Roof. Funeral service will be 1:30 PM Wednesday March 9, 2011 at Armes-Hunt Funeral Home, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount, IN with Gloria Long officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home 2-8 pm Tuesday March 8, 2011 and 1 hour prior to the service Wednesday. In lue of flowers memorial contributions may be to Lutheran Rehab Hospital, 7950 W. Jefferson St Ft. Wayne, IN 46804 or Shepherd Center for Spinal Cord Injuries, 2020 Peachtree Road, NW, Atlanta, GA 30309. Condolences may be made at


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