Obituary of Richard Strayer
ADRIAN – Richard Strayer, age 73, of Adrian, passed away on October 30, 2019, at ProMedica Bixby Hospital.
He was born on December 18, 1945, in Adrian to Floyd and Aileen (Hare) Strayer. Richard proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He had his Doctorate in Microbiology and worked for NASA. He liked art, Indian artifacts, traveling to national parks, enjoyed MSU, and watching sports.
Richard is survived by a sister, Carolyn Pfeifer (Thomas Vandecar) of Adrian; three nieces, Marcia (Nick) Fike of Jasper, Melody Stieb of Texas, and Peggy (Larry) Thompson of Adrian; a nephew, Larry (Ruth) Pfeifer of Cedar Springs; eight great nieces and three great nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, John Strayer; and a brother-in-law, Eugene Pfeifer.
Funeral services for Richard will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. with a visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Pastor Jamie Driskill officiating. Cremation will follow.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be given to the Wounded Warriors Project. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.
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