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Richard Lynn Strong

Strong, 61

Richard Lynn Strong, 61, died on Monday, October 4, 2021 in Pearsall. He was born on May 10, 1960 to Al and Rexene Strong.

He was preceded in death by his parents Al and Rexene Strong and infant brother Rex Lynn Strong.

Richard is survived by his children Jayme Gibson and fiance Wes Cline, Shelbi Strong (Jon Mendoza), son Dakota Strong, the mother of his children Shanna Gates, brother and sister-in-law Allen and Dorothy Strong, grandsons Ayden Neal and Knox Mendoza, nieces and their husbands Dehlia and Michael Wallis, Crystal and Val Carroll, and his little buddy Gizzy.

He grew up in Pearsall and graduated from Pearsall High School in 1978. He spent his life serving the Pearsall community. Richard was a Master Mason and past Master of Frio Lodge #399.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 9 at 10 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Pearsall.

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Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Hurley Funeral Home, Pearsall.