Lloyd Dale Root, 91, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.
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He was a native of Kansas, served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and retired from AAFES and the city of Elizabethtown.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Caroline Schwerdtfager Root; his parents, Harry and Rachel Root; and a brother, Robert Root.
He is survived by four sons, Ed Root of Texas, Don Root of Arizona, Doug Root of Lexington and Gary Root of Elizabethtown; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
The funeral and visitation are private.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hosparus.
Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown is in charge of arrangements.
Brown Funeral Home
306 College Street Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Published in The News-Enterprise on Dec. 10, 2012