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Gary Dean Strong
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1946
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

Family links: 
  Earl A. Strong (1909 - 1999)
  Bessie Lee Pounds Strong (1915 - 1989)
  Betty LaDon Strong Schefcick (1933 - 1996)*
  Gary Dean Strong (1946 - 2008)
  Francis Earlene Strong (1950 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Northern California Veterans Cemetery
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
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Gary Dean Strong
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 Added: Jun. 23, 2015

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- wayne
 Added: Sep. 7, 2011
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