BROWNSVILLE, Ky.- Athel Roof, 76, of Brownsville passed away at 9:20 PM Feb. 21, 2014 at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.
The Edmonson County native was a carpenter and a member of Sweeden Missionary Baptist Church. He was a son of the late Clifford Roof and Ella Miller Roof. He was preceded in death by a son, Montie Roof; a sister, Estelle Bray; three brothers, Larry Roof, Randall Roof and Bobby Roof; and a grandson, Clifford William Roof.
The funeral will be at 1:00 PM Tuesday at Gravil Funeral Home. Burial will take place in Dit Vincent Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-9 PM Sunday, 9 AM-9 PM Monday and after 9 AM Tuesday at the funeral home.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Vincent Roof; four sons, Eugene Roof (Karen) of Clarkson, J.C. Roof of Panama City, FL, Leslie “Bobo” Roof of Brownsville and Sammy Roof (Sheri) of Hartford; three brothers, Herschel Roof (Nadine) of Shrewsbury and Wavie Roof (Elinor) and Ronald Roof both of Brownsville; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.