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David H. Root

d. September 9, 2010

David H. Root

ROOT, DAVID H. 88 of Sebring, FL died, Thursday September 9, 2010, DAVID H. ROOT in Clewiston, FL. David was born in Cleveland, OH, son of the late, Huber H. and Mabel Kniseley Root. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in W.W. II, a graduate of Western Reserve University, Cleveland. David was a Tool & Dir Designer, retiring from B.F. Goodrich Tire Co., moving to Sebring in 1981 from Aurora, OH. He was active in collecting and restoring French Citroen's and was a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America and Highlands Lakes Region Antique Car Club. David is a member of First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine. He is survived by his wife, Zelda F. Root, Sebring; daughter, Linda Hoal, Palm Bay, FL; sons - Kenneth Root, Little Rock, AR, Timothy Root, San Diego, CA and Paul Root, Tracy, CA; eleven grandchildren and one great grandchild. David was buried at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Memorials are requested to World Missions Program at First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Dr, Sebring, FL 33875. Condolences may be expressed at MORRIS FUNERALCHAPEL, Sebring, FL
Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in his Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.


Place of Birth: Cleveland, OH.
Death: September 9, 2010
Place of Death: Clewiston, FL
Occupation: Tool & Dir Designer,
B. F. Goodrich Tire Co.
Hobbies: Restoring French Citroens
Organizations: Antique Automobile Club of America,
Highlands Lakes Region Antique Car Club
First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine

Survived By

Zelda F. Root, Spouse
Linda Hoal, Daughter
Kenneth Root, Son
Timothy Root, Son
Paul Root, Son
Eleven Gradchildren
one great-grandchildren

Preceded In Death By

Huber H. Root, Father
Mabel Kniseley Root, Mother

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