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Don Strother

Don Lee Strother

Monday, October 14th, 1935 - Sunday, February 16th, 2020
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Obituary

Don Lee Strother, 84, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020 in Arlington.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday, February 21, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. Interment: Moore Memorial Gardens, Arlington. Visitation: 1-2 p.m. Friday prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials: Memorial gifts may be made to the American Lung Association, American Heart Association, Epilepsy Foundation or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Don was born on October 14, 1935 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas to James Douglas Strother and Lilly Victoria Copleand Strother. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. Don was a proud graduate of Texas Christian University Class of 1973. He worked for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and retired from General Motors.
Don was a longtime coach with the Arlington Optimist Football Club for many years. He started his coaching career with the South Davis Bulldogs and then various other schools in Arlington.

Survivors: Wife of 63 years, Florence Pikauskas Strother; sister-in-law, Mary Teague; nieces and nephews, Debbie Cooke, Gerald Teague and Jimmy Teague; great-nieces and nephews, Aaron Allen and wife, Amanda, Shane, Matt and Victoria Teague; his cohort and dear friend of 60 years, Bill Lavallee and wife, Beth; and numerous other nieces, nephews, family members and friends.

Wade Family Funeral Home
(817) 274-9233
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, February 21st, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, February 21st, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Wade Family Funeral Home
    Address
    4140 W Pioneer Pkwy
    ARLINGTON, TX 76013
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  • Service

    Friday, February 21st, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, February 21st, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Wade Family Funeral Home
    Address
    4140 W Pioneer Pkwy
    ARLINGTON, TX 76013
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  • Interment

    Location
    Moore Memorial Gardens
    Address
    1219 North Davis Drive
    ARLINGTON, TX 76012
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