George Peter Strohm Jr., 86, of Delaware, went home to be the Lord Sunday morning (Jan. 13, 2013) at the Cherith Care Center at Willowbrook surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Nov. 27, 1926, in Delaware County to George Peter and Norma Rachel (Main) Strohm. After graduating from high school, George served his country as a member of the U.S. Army
during World War II
. He later retired as warehouse manager of Worly Plumbing after 47 years of dedicated service. He was also a devoted member of the Delaware Grace Brethren Church, where he would volunteer when able. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 115 of Delaware. He loved sports and attended as many of his children's and grandchildren's events as he could. He was an avid OSU Buckeye fan as well as a fan of the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, and will be greatly missed and remembered by his wife of 58 years, Margaret (Green); son, Tom (Monica) Strohm of Hudson; daughters, Angie (Mike) Hale of Akron and Kathy (Curt) Livingston of Delaware; grandchildren, Justin , Bryan, and Eric Livingston, Michael-Lynn (Evan) Blackburn, and Olivia Strohm; great grandchildren, Avery and Jude Livingston; granddaughter-in-law, Michelle Repede; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Sophia Strohm; two brothers, Harry and Warner Strohm; and two sisters, Carrie Isley and Mary Jean Dearth.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Delaware Grace Brethren Church, 375 Hills Miller Road, Delaware, where celebration of life services will follow at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Gary Underwood and the Rev. Darrell Anderson officiating.
Private family burial will be in Cheshire Cemetery with the Delaware County Veterans Association providing military honors.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Delaware Grace Brethren Church or Cherith Care Center, 100 Willowbrook Way South, Delaware, OH 43015.
The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve this veteran and his family and condolences may be expressed and memories may be shared by visiting snyderfuneralhomes.com.