Charles "Ben" Strong, 51, of Ballwin, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at his residence.
Mr. Strong was a native of Lincoln County. He had been employed as a Senior Quality Engineer at International Automotive Components Inc.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Ruth Strong.
He is survived by his wife, Katherine Tice Strong, and children, Charles Strong, Alicia Strong, and John Barnabee, all of Ballwin, Mo.; sisters, Amy (Mason) Blake of Melbourne Beach, Fla. and Mary Jane (Michael) Boyd of Lewisburg; brothers, Ed Strong and Bob (Sylvia) Strong, all of Fayetteville; and nieces and a nephew.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, Nov. 5, at Twin Oaks Presbyterian Church in Ballwin, followed by burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Valley Park, Mo.
Schrader Funeral Home and Crematory, of Ballwin, Mo., was in charge of the arrangements.