Edward "Duke" Newton Root
Edward "Duke" Newton Root, of Medora, passed on the morning of February 2, 2022, at Baptist Health Floyd of New Albany. He was 82 years old. Duke entered this life on September 15, 1939, in London, Kentucky. He was the fifth born to the loving parents of Delbert and Sintha (Norton) Root. He was the brother to Homer,Oma, Earl, Lonny, Pauline, and Jacqueline. On March 18, 2000, at the Carr Township Conservation club, he was united in marriage to Janet (Edwards) Root. Duke spent most of his life in Jackson County, never travelling far from home. He was an outdoorsman. On the weekends he would be found out throwing horseshoes, but rabbit hunting was his favorite sport, he could also be found...