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Gary Dean Strong
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1946
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 2008
Shasta County
California, USA

Came to Lake County, CA as a child. Veteran of the Vietnam War, recipient of Purple Heart. Mined on the Trinity and on Virgin Creek for many years. He loved his family, mining and his Harley. Survived by his wife Patricia and sons Todd and Gary Dean Strong Jr., brother Verdon Strong, and three grandchildren. (Obit from Gary's cousin Gerry Robideaux)

As a kid he was called "Dink"
As a man he was "Bear"
His last words (says an obit)
"Keep my Harley gassed"

These lines & the uploaded pic, in commemoration, Sept. 2011 from Gary's cousin Wayne Pounds (Nam, class of 1968-69), Tokyo Japan

 
 
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 Parents:
  Earl A. Strong (1909 - 1999)
  Bessie Lee Pounds Strong (1915 - 1989)
 
 Sibling:
  Gary Dean Strong (1946 - 2008)
  Francis Earlene Strong (1950 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: SGT US ARMY, VIETNAM
 
Burial:
Northern California Veterans Cemetery
Igo
Shasta County
California, USA
Plot: Section C4 Row C Site 26
 
Maintained by: wayne
Originally Created by: Angie Robinson
Record added: Feb 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65944578
Gary Dean Strong
Added by: wayne
 
Gary Dean Strong
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Flintstone
 
 
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- wayne
 Added: Sep. 7, 2011
For all the childhood memories.
- G. Robideaux
 Added: Sep. 7, 2011
 
 
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