Theron Samuel Strother

Born: Mon., May 25, 1942
Died: Wed., Feb. 3, 2016


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Feb. 12, 2016
Location: BCOGIC

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Feb. 12, 2016
Location: BCOGIC

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Theron Samuel Strother, 73 of Poughkeepsie, NY passed away on Wednesday February 3, 2016 at home.  Born on May 25, 1942 in Beacon, NY he was the son of the late Samuel Strother and Emma Bomar.  Theron was educated in the Beacon School District.  He was employed by Texaco Research Company in Glenham, NY, retiring after 30 years.  In Beacon, NY he married Lucille Strother who predeceased him in 2000.

  Theron was a member of the Fishkill and Poughkeepsie Hoe Bowl Leagues, Texaco Senior Club, Boy Scouts of America, Astor Children Home Board in Kingston, NY and the Connecticut Hurricane Drum Corp.  He enjoyed Bowling, Traveling, Reading and the Drum Corp.

  Theron is survived by his step son Harvey Scott, his siblings; Margie Davis of Poughkeepsie, NY and Evangelist Evelyn King of Newburgh, NY; a host of nieces and nephews and close friends George Farmer and James Moseman.  Besides his parents and wife he was predeceased by David Bomar, Lucious and Elijah Bomar, Carl Cecil Strother, Jerome Strother and Father-in-law George Scott.

  Visitation will be held on Friday February 12, 2016 from 10am to 11am at Bethel Church of God and Christ, 91 Hooker Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.  Funeral Service will begin at 11am with Pastor Dwight Hunt officiating.  Burial to follow at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.   Arrangements have been entrusted to Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home, 39 So. Hamilton St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. To send online condolences please visit our website at

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Terry Watson (Strother)
   Posted Sat February 06, 2016
My heart goes out to his remaining siblings and his son. As you reflect on your many experiences of life with him, may you find comfort and peace knowing that he had lived a life full of purpose, and that everyone who had benefited from his outlook on life will carry it forward. My prayers are with you all!

Connecticut Hurricanes
   Posted Sun February 07, 2016
R.I.P. Sam

   Posted Mon February 08, 2016
Sleep in Peace Sam,
No one can prepare you for a loss; it comes like a swift wind. However, take comfort in knowing that he is now resting in the arms of our Lord. My condolences to the Strother family, my family prayers are with you during this difficult time. He will be missed and not forgotten. Sheri

William Way
   Posted Mon February 08, 2016
I marched with Sam in the early 70's. I remember the good times I had with him and his brothers. We called him Sam the Sham. My thoughts and prayers to him and his family.

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