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  • Guy Root

  • Guy Root, 70, died June 18, 2013 at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita,KS.
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  • 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.
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