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Robert "Bob" Strong, age 88, of Madison, passed away September 12, 2016 at Lantern of Madison. He was born September 11, 1928 in Geneva.

Mr. Strong had retired as a Vice President of Trans Ohio Bank in Cleveland. He was an avid golfer, a Cleveland sports and The Ohio State University fan, loved dogs and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He attended Miami University in Oxford and graduated from Geneva High School in 1946. Mr. Strong was a member of the Geneva High School Alumni association and he was a player/manager for the Geneva Oilers softball team.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Eve J. Strong; son Scott (Darlene) Strong of Painesville Twp; daughter Cheryl (Kim) Nash of Madison; brother Richard Strong; nephew Jack (Jane) Sanders; nieces Joyce Strong and Janice (Steve) Stanley and cousin Barbara (Dick) Turner.
He was preceded in death by his parents Kenneth and Arline Strong; brother Gary K. Strong and beloved golden retriever Dusty.

Inurnment at St. James Episcopal Church, Painesville.

Contributions may be made in Mr. Strong's memory in care of the Geauga Humane Society, 15463 Chillicothe Rd, Novelty, OH 44072 or to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110 or to Golden Retrievers In Need, P.O. Box 24365, Cleveland, OH 44124.

Arrangements entrusted to Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Mentor, OH. Offer condolences at www.brunners.com.