Harold Vernon Root Jr. age 86 of Greeneville passed away from a lengthy illness Wednesday May 25, 2022 at Life Care Center of Greeneville. He owned and operated his own auto repair shop in Colorado Springs, CO before moving to TN and retiring from C&C Millwright. He is survived by his wife of 31yrs Sally B. Root, 4 children and their spouses Pam and Steve Pagel, Russell and Cindy Root, Darrell Root, Dale Root, 5 grandchildren, 2 nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents Harold Vernon Root Sr. and Alice Horner, sister Mary Alice Bohling. There will be no formal services. Jeffers Funeral and Cremation Service are in charge of arrangements.