Gordon Frederick Strong Obituary

Gordon Frederick Strong

Centerville, GA-Gordon Frederick Strong, 70, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. A private graveside service will be held on a later date at Andersonville National Cemetery. Gordon was born September 28, 1949 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina to the late William and Marguerite Strong. He served his country proudly in the United States Army National Guard for over twenty years. Gordon also retired from Robins Air Force Base as a civil servant for thirty years. He was a member of the Calvary Chapel Heartland Church in Fort Valley. Gordon was an avid golfer and a member of Waterford and Southern Landings Golf Clubs. He enjoyed volunteering at Eagle Springs Elementary School. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother and will be missed by all who knew him. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Rosebud Wright-Strong and his brother Bill Strong, Jr. Gordon is survived by his daughters, Lauren Strong and Mandy Bloodworth; son, Christopher Strong; granddaughters, Laila Williams, Shelby Sirmons, and Taylor Rose Sirmons; and his fur baby Lucy Cooper. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Houston County, 810 Carl Vinson Pkwy, Centerville, GA 31028. Please sign the online guest registry at www.heritagemfh.com and leave a condolence. Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.
September 28, 1949 - September 9, 202009/28/194909/09/2020
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Joy Kimberly
September 16
So sorry to hear of Gordons passing. We were friends at RAFB. He always had a smile and made you laugh. RIP
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Lee Boyd
September 14
I became friends with Gordon back in 2001 when we worked together in the Support Equipment and Vehicle Directorate (LE) at Robins AFB. You could not help but like Gordon as anybody who ever met him would tell you. He brought a smile to all who encountered him. I count it... Continue Reading
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MIKE GREENE
September 14
Gordon, you always made me smile. You were one of a kind. I'm sure that you are a happy soul now that you have been reunited with Rosebud. RIP
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Wendy Edwards
September 14
Mr. Gordon. Aka “Papa” was a permanent fixture at Eagle Springs Elementary. Eagle Springs will not be the same without him. Thank you for your dedication and love for the teachers and students. RIP Papa. -Mrs. Wendy Edwards
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Mary Murphy
September 13
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Lynn Richker
September 12
I am sooo sorry to hear about Gordon. I went to school with Bill, his brother. May God be with the family, especially during this time of grief.
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Tracey Dixon
September 12
I am so sorry to learn of Mr. Strong's passing. Papa and Nana, as we called them, were some of the best volunteers I ever had in my classroom at Eagle Springs Elementary. They brought joy and smiles every morning to all of my students and to me as well. And Papa continue... Continue Reading
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Wanda Darley
September 12
I'm so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Although I didn't know him personally I am a coworker of his daughter, Mandy. May God comfort all of you during this time of loss and the days to come.
Wanda Darley
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Karen Abramovitz
September 11
Papa Gordon you are so dearly missed, you were a friend to everyone and always there to help. You cared about everyone you met. I miss you my friend and my life is better for having known you. Rest In Peace. I will see you again when our father calls me home.
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Hope Dow
September 11
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you in the passing of Gordon. He always had a smile and I had the pleasure of knowing him from the avionics complex at Robins.
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