He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church for fifty-one years. He was a veteran of World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was a retired employee of the U. S. Postal Service after twenty plus years of service.
He united in marriage to Opal Baumgardner June 30, 1951.
Besides his wife, Opal Roots of Campbellsville, he is survived by one daughter, Kathy Roots Milby of Campbellsville; two grandchildren: Ariel Katlyn Milby of Campbellsville and James Morgan Milby of Cincinnati, Ohio; one great-grandson, Julian Atlas Milby of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters: Charles Roots, William Roots, Everett Roots, Rindie Malone, Irene Maupin and Kate Roots.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Friday, September 18, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:00 A.M., Saturday, September 19, 2015 at
Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Ed Pavy
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard