Grover R. Strawser, Sr., retired guard


Grover R. Strawser, Sr., retired guard

LONG BEACH — Grover R. Strawser, Sr., 72, died Dec. 8, 2007 in Gulfport.

Services were held Dec. 11 at Riemann Family Funeral Home, Commission Road, Long Beach. Interment followed in Biloxi National Cemetery.

Mr. Strawser, formerly a guard at the Seabee base, was the father of the Rev. Pam Randall of Wesley Chapel and Sageville United Methodist churches and father-in-law of Rev. Alan Randall of Collinsville UMC.

Survivors include: Lillian Clara Strawser; daughters, Tina L. Olson, and Sharon Rutherford; sons, Richard Strawser, Jr., and Jonathan Paul Strawser; sister, Jackie Klein; brother, Robert "Bob" Strawser; and eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.