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Donnie Roots, 67, formerly of Campbellsville, KY (1950-2017)

Donnie worked for Campbellsville Industries until 2010, having worked there for 21 years. At Campbellsville High School he participated in Track and Field and later enjoyed playing softball. He enjoyed all types of athletics and was an avid UK fan. In his past time, he liked to hunt squirrels and make extra money recycling metals.
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Donnie Ray Roots, 67 years, 1 month and 21 days of age, of Versailles, formerly of Campbellsville, died Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Thomson-Hood Veteran's Center in Wilmore, KY.

Funeral services for Donnie Ray Roots will be held at 12pmCT/1pmET, Monday, August 21, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, with Rev. Diane Munoz officiating. Burial will follow in Lebanon National Cemetery, 20 Hwy 208, Lebanon, KY. The family request visitation 2pm-5pmCT/3pm-6pmET, Sunday, August 20, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.


Donnie Roots, 67, formerly of Campbellsville, KY (1950-2017)


He was born in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, on June 25, 1950. He was the late Charlie F. & Annie Mae Shofner Roots. He died Wednesday, August 16, 2017, in Wilmore, Jessamine County, KY, at the age of 67 years, one month, and 21 days of age.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Joe Roots.

Donnie worked for Campbellsville Industries until 2010, having worked there for 21 years. At Campbellsville High School he participated in Track and Field and later enjoyed playing softball. He enjoyed all types of athletics and was an avid UK fan. In his past time, he liked to hunt squirrels and make extra money recycling metals.

Donnie is survived by his life partner, Sandra Turner; a brother, Tommy Dean Roots and his wife Linda, all of Versailles. He is also survived by his nieces, Shannon and Kayla Roots and a great niece Charsley and great nephew, Alex, as well as several cousins.

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Expressions of sympathy are suggested to be donations to Bluegrass Care Navigators (Hospice of the Bluegrass) or Thomson Hood Veterans Center and may be made at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.

Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, 503 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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Donnie Roots, 67, formerly of Campbellsville, KY (1950-2017)



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