Steven Ray Root

June 19, 1972 ~ November 29, 2020 (age 48)


Steven Ray Root, 48 of Kingston gained his heavenly reward on Sunday, November, 29,2020 in Lenapah, Oklahoma while visiting family. He was born to Ray and Lucy (Wilson) Root on June 19, 1972 in Huntsville, Arkansas

Steve, as friends and family often called him was employed by Wilson Combat for eighteen years. He was a dedicated member of Rule United Baptist Church in Rule, Arkansas. He shared love and joy with everyone he knew. Being a grandpa or “B-pa” was one of his greatest joys.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Lucy Root of Kingston; one niece, Pamela Easterling of Springdale and many other relatives that were waiting to greet him in Heaven.

He is survived by his wife, Angela (Butler) Root of the home; two sons, Luke Root and wife Kirsten of Harrison and Jacob Root and wife Paige of Kingston; one brother, Anthony Root and wife Regina of Kingston; one sister, Janet Easterling and husband Terry of Springdale; one foster sister, Diane Metcalf and husband Vernon of Clifty; two nieces, Rae Dell Davis and husband Justin of Clifty and Chandra Emitt and husband Jonathan of Kingston; one nephew, Tyler Root and fiancé Bayley of Kingston; two granddaughters, Kenley and Hayden Root of Harrison and a host of great nieces and nephews along with many relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held Friday, December 4,2020 from 6-8PM at the Metalton United Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 5,2020 at 11:00AM at the Metalton United Baptist Church with Pastor Robert Huber officiating. Burial will follow at the Liberty Cemetery.  

Pallbearers will be: Justin Davis, Gary Root, Josh Brandt, Bobby Sims, Tyler Root and Larry Cole.

Honorary Pallbearers will be: Chad Wilson, Luke Root, Robbie Root, Jacob Root, Darren Clark and Mike Campbell.

Funeral Services are under the direction of Madison County Funeral Service in Huntsville.

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