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Edward Root, Jr.

March 29, 1967 — September 24, 2021

Fredericksburg

Edward P. "Spark" Root, Jr., 54, of Fredericksburg, died on Friday, September 24, 2021 at Wellspan Ephrata Hospital.
He was born on Wednesday, March 29, 1967 to Edward P. Root and the late Linda Root nee Stamm in Lebanon. He was a veteran of the Army in the Gulf War and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Edward was also a Green Bay Packers fan and a member of DAV.
Surviving, in addition to his father, are sister Cindy Rivers and spouse Wendell; nephew Kyle Rivers and companion Krissa Barr; best friends Mike and Tawnya Hitz; dog Feba. He was preceded in death by brothers Corey Root and Steven Root.
Viewing will be on Friday, October 1, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Christman's Funeral Home, Inc., 226 Cumberland Street, Lebanon.
Funeral services will be on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to DAV National Service Office, 5000 Wissahickon Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19144.
For more information, to order flowers, or to send messages of condolence, please visit www.christmansfuneralhome.com

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