Charles William Strong, 82, widow of the late Nancy Hart Throckmorton Strong, died Monday September 6, 2021, at his home.
He was born in Jackson, KY, to the late Sam and Leatha Raleigh Strong. He was a former employee of the Dura Corporation. He was also a painter, carpenter and a veteran of the United States Army. Charles enjoyed fishing, detailing cars, UK Basketball and Reds Baseball.
He is survived by five children, Steven Strong, Elizabeth Gail Noble, Debbie Strong, Sheila Strong and Michael Strong; two stepchildren, Beverly Turner and Jennifer Hensley; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; two brothers, Sam Strong, Jr. and Orne Strong; two sisters, Pat Deaton Jenny Taulbee and Delores Ritchie and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A gathering will take place from 11:00 a.m., until 12:00 p.m., Monday, September 13, 2021, at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main, St., Paris, KY.
Graveside services will take place at the Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Nicholasville at 1:30 p.m., Monday September 13, 2021 with full military honors.
Pallbearers will be Sheila Strong and Derik Hudnall.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by one daughter, Sharon Byrd Strong; one stepdaughter, Tammy Warden and two great grandsons, Justin Lee Wittwer and Andres Angel Stanfield Hernandez.
The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.
The online guestbook is at www.Lusk-McFarland.com and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.