Earl Lewis Roof, age 72, of Big Clifty, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at his residence.
He was born April 25, 1940, in Grayson County, Kentucky, the son of Jesse Thomas and Mabel King Roof.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Myrtle Marie Petty Roof, of Big Clifty; six children, Diane Love, of Big Clifty, Connie Thompson, of Elizabethtown, Donnie Roof, of Leitchfield, Shirley Roof, of Elizabethtown, and Jeannie and April Roof, both of Big Clifty; four brothers, Richard Roof, of Louisville, Carl, Gerald, and Merle Roof, all of Big Clifty; six sisters, Louise Fulkerson, of Big Clifty, Doris Brown, of Clarkson, Shirlene and Wanda Wright, both of Caneyville, Debbie Lee, of Leitchfield, and Sandra Morrison, of Clarkson; 19 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Lloyd Roof, and one grandson, Ricky Michael Roof.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 6, 2012, at the Watson & Hunt Funeral Chapel in Leitchfield with Bro. Jim Berryman officiating. Burial was in the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Big Clifty.