Lawrence Strong (Larry), 85, of Knightdale, passed away April 5th on Easter Sunday with his family by his side.
Larry grew up in Southern California and attended USC where he met his wife Margaret. He loved his beloved Trojans. Fight On!! He had a long career in the electronics industry where he co-founded the company Bestronics in 1962. He retired in 1997.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Margaret, 5 children: David of Knightdale, Tom, Jeff (Gigi) both of Las Vegas, Peter (Lisa) of Fayetteville, and Pattie of Charlotte. He also has 6 grandchildren: Micah, Noah, Olivia, Jessica, Layla, and Christopher.
Since moving to Knightdale in 2010 Larry and Margaret joined Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church and have been very active members in the church. Larry was the program director of the “Amazing Grays” senior fellowship group for the past three years. He was very passionate about USC Football. He also enjoyed watching Duke Basketball and traveling around the state discovering the hidden treasures that only North Carolina has to offer.
Larry’s son, David, would like to thank Planet Fitness in Knightdale. The employees and friends his father met were very special to him.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, April 13, 2015 at Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church, 4921 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27609.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Larry can be made to the HMPC Youth Ministries, 4921 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27609 or to North Raleigh Ministries, 9650 Strickland Road #161, Raleigh, NC 27615.
Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.