William Owen Root


William Owen Root, 77, of Sharon, passed away on Wednesday April 11, 2018, at Sharon Regional Medical Center.
William was born Sept. 4, 1940, in West Middlesex, a son of Chester and Estelle Shrawder Root.
He was a longtime employee of McDonald's Corp. and a self-employed carpenter for many years.
He will be sadly missed by his family: his children Terri Root-McCoy, Shari (John) Root-Evans, both of Hubbard and William Owen Root Jr. of Bonaire, Ga.; and seven grandchildren, Kayla Root, Jorge (Amanda) Hopkins, Jason (Kaitlyn) Hopkins, Jennifer (Kurt) Hopkins-Moore, Sadie Hopkins-Evans, Donald McCoy Jr. and Christine McCoy; and four great-grandchildren.
He also leaves his siblings Mary (Pat) Patton, Daisy (Bob) Withers, Molly Wise, Karen (Bob) Welhausen, Welwynn Sipe, Richard Root, and James Wise and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Estelle Shrawder Root-Wise; father, Chester Root; brothers, Tom Root, Dan Root and Al Root; and his sister, Beverly Powell-Lary.

William Owen, 77, of Sharon.
Calling hours: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday (4-13-18) and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday (4-14-18) at STEWART-KYLE FUNERAL HOME, 407 W. Liberty St., Hubbard. Family and friends are invited to visit the funeral home's website at www.stewart-kyle.com to share memories and condolences.
Service: 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home.
Burial: Corner House Cemetery.
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