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Steven Lee Strong

Steven Lee Strong, 58, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at the Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Missouri.

He was born on February 18, 1959 in Davenport, Iowa, the son of Bernie and Edna (Smith) Strong.

Steve lived most of his life in Cabool. He worked as a carpenter and was very good at what he did. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends; he loved to play his guitar, sing and tell how Jesus changed his life. He was a member of Maness Memorial Baptist Church in Cabool.

Steve was preceded in death by his father, Bernie; a brother, Michael; and two sisters, Helen Sears and Sandi Wake.

He is survived by his daughters, Melissa, Amy and Christine; three grandchildren, Tommy, Tara and Timmy; his mother, Edna Strong; his brother, Dallas Strong and wife Karen; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2017, at Maness Memorial Baptist Church in Cabool with Rev. Terry Brown officiating. Pallbearers were Keith Wake, Brad Sears, Zac Gilliland, Austin Sears, Richie Gonzales and Tommy Stanton. Honorary pallbearers were Glen McKean and Joe Faulk. Interment was in Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at

In lieu of flowers the family has requested contributions to Maness Memorial Baptist Church c/o the funeral home.

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