Mr. William Judson “Bill” Strain, Jr.
Born May 19, 1930. Died April 10, 2021.
Resided in Athens, GA
Mr. William Judson “Bill” Strain, Jr., age 90, of Athens, GA, a longtime resident of Rome, passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at an Athens hospital.
Mr. Strain was born in Rome, Georgia on May 19, 1930, son of the late William Judson Strain, Sr. and the late Minnie Barnett Strain. He was also preceded in death by a son, William Judson Strain, III, by a brother, Paul Nathan Strain, and by a sister, Melba Strain Lumley. Mr. Strain was a 1948 graduate of Cartersville High School. He was a member of Cleveland Road Baptist Church in Bogart, GA and was a former member of the Armuchee Ruritan Club. Prior to retirement, Mr. Strain worked as a sales representative for Battey Machinery Company for 45 years. He loved singing in the Adult Choir at every church he was a member of through the years.
Survivors include his wife, JoEllen Foss Strain, Athens; a daughter, Anna Strain Moore (Ed), Bayside, NY; four grandchildren, Parker Strain Moore (Audrey), Bogart, Charles Strain Moore (Molly), Charlotte, NC; Savannah Kathryn Dauster (Drew), Louisville, KY, and Madison Florence Moore, Louisville, KY; seven great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at 11am at East View Cemetery. Ed Moore, Parker Moore, and Charlie Moore will officiate.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Tuesday from 4 until 6pm. Social distancing measures will be followed, and masks are requested.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cleveland Road Baptist Church, 1215 Cleveland Road, Bogart, GA 30622 (clevelandroadbaptist.com) or the Armuchee Ruritan Club, P. O. Box 116 Armuchee, GA 30105.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.
Graveside - East View Cemetery