KALKASKA — Larry Richard Root, 69, of Kalkaska, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014, at his home. He was born on Nov. 22, 1944, and raised on a farm in Howell.
He was previously employed by both SRW and Bear Truss as a truck driver.
Larry had been a resident of Kalkaska for 18 years with his wife of 42 years, Kathy.
Left to mourn his loss and cherish his life are his wife; children, Teresa Greely, Vicki Willis and Richard Root; grandchildren, Andrew, Matthew and Kaylinn; his mother, Betty; and his siblings.
Larry was preceded in death by his father, Orval; sister, Susan; and son, Larry Jr.
A memorial gathering will be held today, April 17, from 2 to 6 p.m., at Larry’s home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.