James Strode, 87, of Arlington passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, after a long illness. Service: 10 a.m. Friday at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel with interment to follow in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. If attending services please bring a favorite picture of Jim with you for the family. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Society. Survivors: James is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dorothy Wynn Strode; his daughter, Lynn Strode Casper of Dallas; sons, James Strode and wife, Rosemary, of Dallas and Ronny Strode and wife, Susan of Arlington. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Ashli Burbridge, Elizabeth Strode Conger, Mary Strode Ayres, Kathryn Strode Hines, James Strode Jr., Parker Strode and Lane Strode; as well as six great-grandchildren.