Christopher Root

Christopher Jay Root

Wednesday, December 15th, 1954 - Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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ROOT, CHRISTOPHER JAY, age 64, of Mt. Pleasant passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019, at McLaren Central Michigan Hospital.

Per Chris' wishes, there will be no services at this time.

Chris was born on December 15, 1954, in Durand, the son of Charles and Shirley Root. Chris proudly served his country in the United States Army and Navy. He married Tina Grandchamp and the two of them shared 37 years together. Chris loved music, playing guitar, piano, drums, sang, and wrote songs. He played with several different bands throughout the years.

Chris is survived by his wife, Tina; twin sons, Levon and Evan Root; daughter, Heidi (Steve) Brown; 3 grandchildren; siblings, Steve (Linda) Root, Fred (Angela) Root, Randy (Kim) Root, Jim (Kathy) Pierman, Blake Pierman, and Eric (Geri) Root; several in-laws; and many nieces and nephews.

Chris was preceded in death by his father, Charles Root in February.
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Posted at 07:50am
Tina, I can only offer my sincere sympathy, at this difficult time. I have to hold on to the memories, of the wonderful times that we had together.
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Tim grandchamp

Posted at 08:02pm
Chris kept his family together for 37 years, that says alot,he was a very talented musician. I hope they have guitars & cadilacs in heaven. REST IN PEACE CHRIS.

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