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Richard R. Wark

Obituary for Richard R. Wark

September 1, 1962 - August 14, 2017
Quincy, Massachusetts | Age 54


Richard R. Wark (Ricky Ray), 54 of Quincy died on August 14, 2017 after a period of failing health. He was born in Quincy, MA on September 1st, 1962. Son of Joyce E. (White) Barry, and the late Raymond H. Wark. Mr. Wark was raised and educated in Pembroke and Quincy and attended Quincy High School where he ultimately achieved his GED. After high school, Rick went on to join the U.S. Army as a heavy equipment mechanic. Years later he returned home and worked as a roofer for JF Sprague Company for several years.

Richard was a big sports fan as he enjoyed following all of our local sports teams, especially the New England Patriots. He loved to go fishing, camping, and riding his bicycle in his free time. Rick especially loved spending time with his family whenever given the opportunity.

Mr. Wark is survived by his Mother Joyce E. (White) Barry of Abington. Father of Richard Wark Jr. of Quincy and Kristi Wark of Quincy. Brother of Lawrence Wark of Brockton, Shawn Fenore of Abington, and Kimberly Arbia of Rockland. Stepson of Paul R. Barry of Weymouth. Grandson of the late Russell and Phyllis (Pitts) White. Nephew of the late Thomas Wark of Louisiana, Wendell LaKing of Charlestown, Edward LaKing of Ontario, and survived by Donald LaKing of Arkansas. Also survived by 4 Grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family welcomes family and friends to celebrate his life on Monday, August 21, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 PM at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union Street in Rockland. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday August 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Holy Family Church. Burial will follow in the Holy Family Cemetery in Rockland. For directions or additional information, please visit

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135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
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