Born Saturday, Jan. 17, 1942, in Henderson, he was the son of the late Landon Strong and the late Naomi (Parrish) Strong.
He was a retired delivery driver and was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are his wife, Carolyn; one brother, Winston Strong and wife Sarah of Henderson; and one sister, Gale Fambrough, and husband Robert of Henderson.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Gary Glenn Strong.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
No public visitation is scheduled.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made to Lourdes Hospice Foundation Fund, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-9961.