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Archive - Apr 28, 2011 - Obituaries

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Dr. Edmund Nelson “Buzzy” Roots Jr.

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Dr. Edmund Nelson “Buzzy” Roots Jr. was born in Galveston, TX, in 1927, but grew up in the Rio Grande Valley. Following in his father’s footsteps, he went to Texas A&M to become a Texas Aggie to the core. “Gig’em!” After graduating A&M, he served in the U.S. Army Signal Corp stationed in Germany. He returned to Texas A&M to teach and earn his MS in Electrical Engineering. He taught for three years at Mississippi State University, while earning his PhD in Electrical Engineering. In 1967, he moved his family to Ruston, LA, to teach at Louisiana Tech University for 33 years.

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