Robert “Bob” P. Root, age 93, of Covington, KY passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Bob was a retired veteran who bravely served in the United States Navy during WWII; he later went on to become a computer programmer at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. He is survived by his loving wife, Freida Root; children, Diana DeGroff (Chris), Cindy Zappe (David), Susan Aldous (John), Sandra Root, Freida Lou Young (Ross), Rick Frederick and Craig Frederick (Suzette); brothers, Charles Henry and (the late) Kenneth Henry; as well as many grandchildren and nieces and nephews. A Visitation will be held at Middendorf Funeral Home (3312 Madison Pike Ft. Wright, KY 41017) on Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 11:00 AM until the Funeral Service begins at 12 noon. Burial will immediately follow at Graceland Memorial Cemetery (Milford, OH). Memorial donations are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675.