Robert Curtis Strong, 92-year-old resident of Earlsboro, passed away May 16, 2019, in Shawnee.

Robert Curtis Strong, 92-year-old resident of Earlsboro, passed away May 16, 2019, in Shawnee.

Born Jan. 13, 1927, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Curtis Wade Strong and Edith Kennedy (Fell) Strong.

He was a Marine Corps veteran of WW II.

Robert was a longtime mail carrier for the United States Postal Service in Southern California and Oklahoma. After retiring as a mail carrier, he sold uniforms to the Post Office for 32 years. Robert was involved with the Democratic Party; Unions; Freewill Baptist Church of Tecumseh and Liberty Baptist Church. He traveled for the NALC Union. Robert had a farm in Earlsboro with livestock. He loved family, especially his wife Mary.

Preceding him in death were his parents, his wife Mary H. Strong, children, Schyler Strong, Naomi Linzy, granddaughter, Amy Dawn Holsapple, sisters, Betty and Grace.

Survivors include his children, Curtis Rollie and his wife Pam Strong, Dale Lenora Strong, grandchildren, David and his wife April Strong, Julie and her husband Ryan, Tara and her husband Jeff Satawake, and Robin Alexander Aimhirghin and wife Sauirse, numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and other family members.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 1, at Bill Eisenhour Northeast Chapel, 8805 NE 23rd St., Oklahoma City, OK 73141.