Richard Strong Obituary

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Richard Strong

November 2, 1937 - November 1, 2012
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Richard B. Strong, age 74 of Birmingham passed away Thursday, November 1, 2012. Richard was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi on November 2, 1937. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church for 50 years and retired from CMC Steel (formerly SMI Steel) as credit manager. Richard graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi and was a member of the Alabama Dahlia Society for over 47 years. He enjoyed fishing and working in his garden, but loved spending time with his family most of all. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Ruby Strong and a brother, Ernest Strong, Jr. Richard is survived by his loving family,...
Richard B. Strong, age 74 of Birmingham passed away Thursday, November 1, 2012. Richard was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi on November 2, 1937. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church for 50 years and retired from CMC Steel (formerly SMI Steel) as credit manager. Richard graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi and was a member of the Alabama Dahlia Society for over 47 years. He enjoyed fishing and working in his garden, but loved spending time with his family most of all. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Ruby Strong and a brother, Ernest Strong, Jr. Richard is survived by his loving family, his wife of 51 years, Joy B. Strong; daughters, Sherri Young (Jim), Linda Boozer (Steve), Beth Hall (Jim), Patty Ragsdale (Robert), and Cindy Sprayberry (Jimmy); a sister, Maxine Sanders of Jackson, MS; grandchildren, Adrianne, Justin, Andrew, Katie, Emily, Matt, Christian, Alex, Richard, and Brooke; great grandchildren, Grayson and Liam. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation for the love and care shown to Richard by the staff at South Haven Health and Rehab in Hoover.

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