- George L. Strom, Jr., fondly known as Lee, age 83 of Ozark, Missouri passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021 in Cox South Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. He was born July 8, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois the son of George L. Strom, Sr. and Lorraine Rochon. On November 10, 1984 he was united in marriage to Carol George.In 2001, Lee and Carol moved to Missouri to retire and be near other family members. Before retirement, Lee enjoyed being a truck driver, dispatcher and California Realtor. His outgoing personality allowed him to attract many friends and he was loved by everyone. For 20 years, George enjoyed league bowling with Carol and was a huge fan of Notre Dame football. His soft heart and kindness made him a favorite among his grandchildren at birthday parties and holidays. Lee especially loved all children and babies. Lee will be sadly missed but will live on forever in the hearts of his loving family and many friends.
Lee is survived by his loving wife Carol; children Terry Strom and Meghan, Eric Strom and Valerie, David Strom, Mike Strom and Wes Secrest and wife Lauri; nine grandchildren; two sisters Betty and Laura; three brothers Jim, Richard and Don; and other caring relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister Donna.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, February 1, 2021 in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, Missouri. Visitation will be 1:00P.M. to 2:00 P.M in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Selmore Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com.