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Obituaries

James R. Root

James R. Root
James R. Root

SUPERIOR, Wyo. – James Reynolds Root, 74, of Superior, formerly of Green River and Mount Morris, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at his home. He was employed by Quebecor for 27 years, retiring in 2011.

He was born June 20, 1943, in Oregon, the son of Leonard Merlin Root and Clara Glorynne Hill. He married Carolyn Irene Dresden on May 29, 1968, in Oregon.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Root of Superior; one son, Daniel Root of Tecumah, Michigan; three daughters, Ercella White of Oregon, Brigitte Thornburg of Green River, Wyoming, and Angelique Root of Superior; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

Cremation rites have been accorded. The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Sept. 2 at Open Bible Church in Polo.

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