James R. “Cook” Strobel, age 92 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 5:30 A.M. Thursday December 17, 2015 at his residence. He was born September 30, 1923 in Darke County Ohio and the son of the late Arthur and Alice (Strobel) Cook.
He was retired from Advanced Micro Devises of California and a Veteran of the US Army serving during W.W. II.
Jim was a member of the St. John Lutheran Church of Greenville, a member of the Greenville V.F.W. and American Legion and enjoyed fishing and playing golf.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sons Larry Joe Strobel Sr., Merrian Strobel and Ronnie Strobel; daughter Rhonda Strobel and brothers Bobby and William Cook.
Jim is survived by his wife June A. (Prasuhn) Strobel of Greenville. They were married August 2, 1947. Also daughter Patricia Strobel of Greenville; daughter in law Beatrice Garcia Strobel of Greenville; grandchildren Larry Joe (Myra) Strobel Jr., Daniel Strobel and Alex (Lyndsey) Logan; 7 great grandchildren; sisters Ruth Baker, Kay (Paul) Weiss and Shirley Williams all of Greenville as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 A.M. Monday December 21, 2015 in the St. John Lutheran Church 7418 State Route 121-N. Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Patti Morlock officiating. Burial with Military Honors conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard will follow in the St. John Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday from 10:00 A.M. until time of the the services in the church.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial contributions be given to the Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas, 66675.
Arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.
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