Guy Root, 70, died June 18, 2013 at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita,KS.
Guy Root, 70, died June 18, 2013 at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita,KS. He was born August 14, 1942 in Enid, Oklahoma to Elvin and Cecille (Smith) Root. He was a longtime Bucklin resident.
Guy was a retired Law Enforcement Officer having served the City of Bucklin for 13 years and then with the Ford County Sheriff’s Office for 15 years.
He was a member of KKOA (Kustom Kemp of America). He had served in the US Army and Army Reserves from 1960-1968. He was an avid fisherman, biker, and had an interest in custom cars.
On February 28, 1971 he married Glenna Rae Sammons at Garden Grove,
California. She survives.
Other survivors include: 4 children: Laurie Dirks, Bucklin; Guy Root, Jr. and wife
Jenny, Enid, OK.; Donna Giannini and husband Ed, Las Vegas; Greg Hornung and wife Tracey, St. Louis; brother, TJ Root; 11 grandchildren and 12 great
He was preceded in death by his parents and 10 brothers and sisters: Lawson,
Carleen, Smithy, Alvin, Gene, Bernadine, Lotus, Donald, Wanda, and Loretta.
Military Graveside Rites will be conducted by Howard Gotschall Post #1714 at
2:00 P.M. Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Kansas Soldiers Cemetery, Ft. Dodge, Ks.
Memorials have been suggested to Kansas Sheriff’s Assn. or to Hospice of the
Prairie c/o Minnis Mortuary, PO Box 516, Bucklin KS 67834.