- [S104] Cocke County, Tennessee, and its People, Cocke County Heritage Book Committee, (Walsworth Publishing, 1992), 203, 255.
- [S112] Census, 1940.
Name: Robert Strange
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Civil District 1, Cocke, Tennessee, United States
Marital Status: Single
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1934
Last Place of Residence: Same House
Family Number: 87
Sheet Number and Letter: 7A
Line Number: 20
Affiliate Publication Number: T627
Affiliate Film Number: 3881
Digital Folder Number: 005461287
Image Number: 00049
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Floyd Strange M 41 Tennessee
Wife Sallie Strange F 37 Tennessee
Daughter Dorthy Strange F 17 Tennessee
Daughter Alice Strange F 15 Tennessee
Daughter Bernice Strange F 12 Tennessee
Daughter Gladys Strange F 13 Tennessee
Son Floyd Strange M 11 Tennessee
Son Ted Strange M 8 Tennessee
Son Robert Strange M 6 Tennessee
Daughter Imogene Strange F 4 Tennessee
Daughter Irene Strange F 2 Tennessee
Nephew Strange Strange M 26 Tennessee
- [S24] The Newport Plain Talk, (http://www.newportplaintalk.com), 5 Nov 2013.
Mr. Robert Minnis Strange, age 79 of Del Rio went to be with the Lord on November 2, 2013.
He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church.
He was a United States Army Veteran having served during the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Strange served as a plant manager for Caterpillar Tractor for 15 years. He then became a sales representative and worked an additional 39 years for Combined Insurance.
He was preceded in death by his son Joseph Roy Strange, parents Floyd and Sally Strange, sister Alice Parks and brother Ted Strange.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years Lawanda Dale Holt Strange of the home, his children Julia Strange of Del Rio, Sarah Strange of Maryville, Laura Strange of Newport, Robin Strange of Morton, IL, Jeffery Strange of Birmingham, AL and Scott (Rhonda) Strange of Russellville, AK, 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, sisters Dorothy Strange of Dandridge, Bernice Miller of Del Rio, Gladys Willis, Imogene Rathbone, and Wilma Sprouse, all of Newport and Irene (Everett) Pack of Del Rio, and brother Floyd Strange Jr. of Del Rio. Additional survivors include several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Following cremation at Robert's request, a memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening in the Costner-Maloy Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday prior to the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to help cover the final expenses.
Arrangements by Costner-Maloy