Daniel Strother, Sr.
January 17, 2013
Daniel “Steve” Strother, Sr., 61, of Front Royal went to be with the Lord peacefully at his home with his family by his side on January 17, 2013 in Front Royal, VA.
Born May 18, 1951 in Front Royal, he was the son of the late Alfred and Nancy Jenkins Strother. He married the love of his life Brenda Marie Martin on December 27, 1969.
Daniel was a carpenter for the Fairfax County School Board for 32 years. From the time he was a little boy he was a Baltimore Colts (now Indianapolis Colts) and Baltimore Orioles fan. Growing up you couldn’t keep him off the football and baseball fields. In his young adult years he played softball for the Gladiators. He always enjoyed sports and being with friends and family.
He was a member of Bethal Assembly of God Church, were he greeted everyone as they came through the door. He also drove the church van for the past 12 years, trying to pick up as many people as he could to bring to the Lord.
Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Brenda Martin Strother; three children, Daniel Strother, Jr. and his wife Staci of Huntly, VA; Dana Strother and fiancé Cordney Martin of Front Royal, VA, and David Strother of Front Royal, VA; one adopted daughter Jennifer Wiles and husband Jacob of Front Royal, VA; eight grandchildren; Nicklaus, Nathan, Shakara, DeAnthony, Cordney, Trystan, Kiara and Laney; One brother, Kenneth Strother of Stephens City, VA; one sister-in-law Margaret Burrell of Strasburg, VA; two brother-in-laws Joseph Martin of Front Royal, VA and Gary Henry of Warrenton, VA ; eleven nieces and nephews and twelve great nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, one sister-in-law Sharon Henry, and one brother-in law Clyde Burrell, Sr.
A graveside service will be private. A memorial service will be held January 20, 2013 at 5:00pm at Bethel Assembly of God Church (map/directions) with Rev. Rick Kerfoot and Rev. Donald Bradley officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to; Bethel Assembly of God Church, 111 Totten Lane, Front Royal, VA 22630.
Memorial Service - Bethel Assembly of God Church, Fork - 5:00 p.m.