Summerfield - Ruth Carol Root, 74, passed away May 10, 2019 peacefully at home with her family. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on May 15, 1944, to the late John and Ruth Mae Porter. She worked for many years in Aviation as a Payroll Specialist.
She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Sydney Mercedes Root; and brothers, David Wilson and Paul Wilson. She is survived by her loving husband of 56 1/2 years, Daniel Ray Root; sons, Chris Root, Matt Root, David Root; daughters, Brittney Root, Mandy Root, Mirranda Mayle; Christa Lee, Samantha Root, Brianna Root, Cali Root, Sheila McDonald; and brother, Carlton Wilson.
Graveside service will be on her birthday, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at 11:30 am, at the Florida National Cemetery, with Willy Ramos and Mike Gotz officiating.
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