Obituary: Robert (Bob) Forest Root Jr.

June 28, 1941 – August 13, 2022

Robert (Bob) Forrest Root Jr., 81, of Bedford, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Christ Jesus, Saturday, August 13, 2022.

Born on June 28, 1941, in Bedford, he was the son of the late Robert Sr. and Minnie (Shirley) Root. He married Shirley Anne Cox on August 13, 1997, and she preceded him in death on May 27, 2008.

He is preceded in death by his siblings, Roberta Kerr, Mildred Fields, and Kenneth Root.

Survivors include two daughters, Carol Mann and Katrina Lindsey; two grandchildren, Brandi Waters (and husband, Marshall) and Aaron Lindsey (and wife, Jessie); two great grandchildren; one sister, Evelyn McGregor; along with many nieces (including the very special Bobbette Root) and nephews.

Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held Sunday, August 21 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the American Legion located at 515 X St, Bedford, IN 47421.

Come and visit for a casual celebration in honoring a man who loved his wife dearly, cherished his grandchildren beyond himself, and loved Jesus. He will be sorely missed and always loved. Bring your stories, your laughs and
your happiness over a life that was lived to the fullest.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer’s Association at   

Cresthaven Funeral Home is entrusted with his care.