James L. Root, 54, of Wellsboro, died on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.
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He was born on Sept. 15, 1958, in Wellsboro, a son of the late Leroy and Joyce (Cambers) Root.
Jim was employed by Lewis Homes and had worked for the Green Home for many years. He was a member of the Wellsboro Fire Department for over 25 years and enjoyed civil war reenactments, farming and hunting.
He is survived by two sons, Dayton Root of Liberty, Eric Gunderson; brothers, Brion Root of Covington, Richard Root of Mansfield, David Root of Blossburg; sister, Cheryl Nordon of Roslyn, and two grandchildren.
Friends may call on Sunday, Nov. 18, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Dr. Jeffrey McCleary officiating. Interment will be in the Wellsboro Cemetery.
Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from Nov. 16 to Nov. 27, 2012
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