James Francis Root
  • 76 years old
  • Date of birth:  June 30th, 1939
  • Place of birth:
    San Francisco, California, United States
  • Date of passing:  December 20th, 2015
  • Place of passing:
    Chandler, Arizona, United States
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, James Root, 76, born on June 30th, 1939 and passed away on December 20th, 2015. We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
Candle lit by  David Galant  on December 30th, 2015

Jim Root was a great man who did so much for the wrestling community. He was uncommonly kind for being so physically and mentally tough. He always took time to mentor people not only in sport but in life. You will be missed Coach Root.

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Betty Root

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