Don Strong '65
February 2, 2021 2:14 PM
updated: February 2, 2021 2:22 PM
Don Edward Strong
May 18, 1942 - January 16, 2021
Don Edward Strong, Sr., 78, of Chriesman, went to his Heavenly Home Saturday, January 16, 2021. Visitation will be held Friday, January 22, from 5 to 8 pm at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Caldwell. Graveside services will be held Saturday, January 23
at 11 am in the Chriesman Cemetery. Pastor John Dowling will officiate over services. Burial will follow at the Chriesman Cemetery.
Don was born in Chriesman, TX on May 18, 1942 to parents Thomas and Lela (Piwetz) Strong. He graduated from Caldwell High School in May of 1960. Don then attended Blinn College for three years and transferred to Texas A&M University to finish in 1965 with a
Bachelors of Science Degree in Industrial Technology in Engineering. He worked for Mosher Steel of Houston until he moved back to Chriesman to help his father on the farm and take care of his ill mother. Don married the love of his life Sandria Whited on April
15, 1965. Don operated S&M Grocery and BBQ for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Lela (Piwetz) Strong.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Sandria Strong; two sons, Don “Eddy” Strong and wife Debbie, and Dan Strong and wife Charlotte; two sisters, Peggy Acebo and husband Richard, and Karen Davenport and husband Brian; grandchildren, Jesse Strong and wife
Rachel, Leighla Strong, DJ Strong, Masson Orr, Nicolaus LaRocca, and Kayla LaRocca; and great grandchildren, Colton Strong and Hayden Strong.