Paul Vernon Root Obituary

Paul Vernon Root

Bedford – Paul Vernon Root, 80, of Bedford, passed away at 4:05 am on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Westview Nursing and Rehab. Born January 8, 1940 in Bedford, he was the son of George Samuel and Luda (Scott) Root. He married Rosetta Brown in Bedford on March 13, 1981 and she survives. He retired from Titan Construction Co. in 1994. Survivors include his wife, Rosetta, of Bedford; seven daughters, Paula “Rikki” Root, of Colorado, Sherrie Lovell, of Kansas, Debra Root, of Kansas, Angela Root of Indiana, Mary Dawn (William) Parkes, of Oolitic, and Deanna (Richard) Crane, of Bedford, and Melissa (Lee) Hamilton, of Mitchell; a son, Richard Root, of Bloomington; a brother, Merlin “Gene” Root, of Bedford; several grandchildren, several great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Roy Dale Root; two sisters, Edith and Jewell; four brothers, Ray, Cletus, Russ, and Robert. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 12th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Millard Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Hilltop Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, September 11th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
January 8, 1940 - September 9, 202001/08/194009/09/2020
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Bedford – Paul Vernon Root, 80, of Bedford, passed away at 4:05 am on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Westview Nursing and Rehab.Born January 8, 1940 in Bedford, he was the son of George Samuel and Luda (Scott) Root. He married Rosetta Brown in Bedford on March 13, 1981 and she survives. He retired from Titan Construction Co. in 1994. Survivors include his wife, Rosetta, of Bedford; seven daughters, Paula “Rikki” Root, of Colorado, Sherrie Lovell, of Kansas, Debra Root, of Kansas, Angela Ro...

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Sep
12
Funeral Service
Saturday, September 12 2020
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Day & Carter Mortuary
1133 Lincoln Ave.
Bedford, IN 47421
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11
Visitation
Friday, September 11 2020
04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
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Bedford, IN 47421
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