Sr.Victor Otis Root Sr., 82, of Hixson formerly of Chicago passed away at his home on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sisters.Victor was an avid baseball fan especially Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs, and he loved to play Bingo, and also had many friends.Victor is survived by his wife of 64 years, Shirley Root; his children, Barbara (Carl) Combs, Linda (John) Kramer, Darlene (Craig) Orr, Judy (Kenneth) Godfrey, Vickie Root, Victor Root Jr., Cindy (Peter) Valeo, Kathleen (Wayne) Piepenbrink, Charles Root. He was the proud grandpa and great grandpa to many, and had several nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends from 3-9 p.m. today at the North Chapel Chattanooga Funeral Home.Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the North Chapel Chattanooga Funeral Home. Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Hwy 153, Hixson, TN 37343. Share your memories on line at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.