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Wayne C. Root

March 9, 1933 October 3, 2017
Wayne C. Root
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Wayne C. Root, long time area resident of Grand Ledge passed away October 3, 2017 at the age of 84. He was born March 9, 1933 in Lakeview, Mi, the son of Clarence and Alice (Carr) Root. Wayne was retired from the State of Michigan and served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. During his lifetime, he enjoyed racing super modified cars and motorcycles. He also enjoyed fishing.

Survivors include his brother Larry (Connie) Root, sisters Kathleen (Richard) Buckmaster, Delores (Donald) Yager; many nieces and nephews, and special friend Howard Caffee.

In honoring Wayne's request, no services will be held. Interment at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Mi. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Wayne Root to the Delta Mills United Methodist Church, 6809 Delta River Dr., Lansing, Mi 48906. The family has entrusted arrangements to Peters & Murray funeral Home, Grand Ledge. On line condolences may be shared at www.petersandmurrayfuneral

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At the deceased request, no services will be held.

Cemetery Details


Fort Custer National Cemetery Final Resting Place

15501 Dickman Road
Augusta, MI 49012

15501 Dickman Road Augusta 49012 MI
United States

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