Mark Anthony Van RoekelDecember 29, 1959 ~ March 23, 2017 (age 57)
VAN ROEKEL, Mark Anthony – 57, of Richmond, Virginia passed away on March 23, 2017. Mark is survived by his wife, JoElle Bradley Van Roekel and their two daughters Sydney Bralyn and Bradley Ella; his parents, Anthony and Sydney Van Roekel of Frisco, Texas; his sister Kristen and her husband Craig Rooker, nephews, Benjamin and Graham Rooker, niece, Katherine Wheeler, all of Austin, Texas; his in-laws, Frank and Carol Bradley, brother-in-law Ryan Bradley and his wife Kim, and nephews Jackson and Ryder Bradley, all of Mechanicsville. Mark is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, other family members and special friends.
Mark was born in Iowa on December 29, 1959. Mark grew to be a creative, intelligent, motivated businessman and entrepreneur with a passion for leading-edge technology. He was fun loving with a kind heart for his wife, daughters, family, friends, and dogs. He enjoyed fishing, war gaming, kayaking, and camping.
A celebration of life will be held at Hope Church, 12445 Patterson Ave. in Richmond on Monday, April 3, 2017 with visitation at 9 am, followed by a funeral service at 10 am. The family will have a private graveside service at Signal Hill Memorial Park in Hanover.
Flowers should be sent to Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Pkwy. in Mechanicsville. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Full Circle Grief Center, Hope Church or Comfort Zone Camp.