Raymond Lewis Strong, 79, of Spurger, died Thursday, March 27, 2014. A memorial service was Saturday, April 5 at Broussard’s Mortuary in Silsbee. His committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium in Beaumont. Anative of Newgulf, he had lived in Newgulf, Liberty, Beaumont, and Bedias and had lived in Spurger since 2005. He retired from Dupont in 1985 and was a KoreanWar veteran. Survivors include Brenda, his wife of 54 years; daughter, Rachael Rogers and husband Danny; son, Ronald Strong and wife Azalia; brothers, Beryl Strong and wife JoLynn ofAlbuquerque, New Mexico and Elmer George Stong and wife Gayla of Tucson, Arizona; and eight grandchildren.