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Robert Ray Strain, 86, of Prairie Creek, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Terre Haute. Born Dec. 5, 1931, in Vigo County, to Elmer and Mary Strain.
Robert retired from the Laborer's Union Local 204 and was a farmer.
He is survived by a daughter, Lonna Watson (Dan); a son, John Strain; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Janet Manley; brothers, Kenneth Strain, Jack Strain and Terry Strain; a companion, Juanita Hayhurst; and several nieces and nephews.
Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a long-time member of the Sportsman Club and attended Dresser Church.
Visitation is Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, from 12 noon until 2 p.m. in DeBaun Springhill Chapel with funeral services at 2 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Kevin Dobson officiating. Burial in New Harmony Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at:
Published on December 13, 2017
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