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Gary Lynn Strong


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Gary Lynn Strong

Memphis, TN

Gary Lynn Strong, 63, of Memphis, TN passed away, Sunday, April 16th 2017 at his home. Gary was born January 3, 1954 in Salt Lake City, UT to Don S. and Ardath (Drollinger) Strong. He was the second child of three. He graduated from Granite High School in Salt Lake City in 1972. He proudly served in the United States Army until 1979. Gary was devoted to his work at Christian Brothers University as Assistant Director of the Physical Plant. He loved music, history, and working with his hands. He was an avid craftsman, who enjoyed reading, gardening, and spending time with his children. Gary is survived by his two sons, Bradley Spencer Strong and his wife Stephanie of Memphis, TN. and Matthew Thomas Strong of Memphis, TN. his brother, Randy Strong of Golden, CO, his sister Carol Gee and her husband Jim Gee of Salt Lake City, one niece and one nephew and ex-wife and friend, Susan Strong. He was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Ardath. A celebration of life service will be held at 10 am, Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Memphis Funeral Home in the Life Remembrance Center at 5599 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN 38119. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service with food and fellowship as well. Memorials may be made to Alpha Omega Veterans Service, INC.. Online condolences and floral tributes can be made by visiting www.memphisfuneralhome.net.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Apr. 20, 2017
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