Age 62, late of Hegewisch, Il passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015. Loving brother of the late Frank (Penny) Rootes, Denise (Dean) McCracken and Jackie Rootes. Caring uncle of Kevin (Beth) McCraken, Ashley McCraken and Zachary Rootes. Proud great uncle of many. Preceded in death by parents: Donald and Henrietta “Hank” Rootes.