James Strong, 64, of Churubusco, died at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
He was born June 6, 1948, in Fort Wayne, a son of Cecil and LaVon (Disler) Strong.
His wife, Frances, and his father, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his mother, LaVon Strong, one brother, six stepchildren, one niece and one nephew.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, with Pastor Paul D. White officiating.
The visitation will be at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in the Highland Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
To leave an online condolence for the family, log on to www.sheetsandchilds.net .