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Byron E. Strait

April 10, 1937 — February 5, 2023


Byron E. Strait, 85, of Weatherford, Texas, passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2023, after a long illness. Byron was born on April 10, 1937, in Randolph County, Indiana to parents, Beulah Mae Strait and Lester L. Strait.

Byron served 8 years in the United States Air Force, serving in Greenland, Guam, and several bases across the U.S. While stationed at Carswell Air Force Base he met the love of his life, Ramona Duncan. They were married July 23, 1965. They went on to have three children, Michelle Soules, Danny Strait, and Diana Sharp.

Byron was employed by Bell Helicopter Textron for 33 years before retiring in 1999. After retirement he loved to ride his Harley motorcycle across the country and play with his grandkids.

Byron was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Stanley Strait.

Byron is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ramona Strait; sisters, Carolyn Mauro and Christine Wirrig; children, Michelle Soules and her husband, Tim, Danny Strait and his wife, Trista, and Diana Strait Sharp; grandchildren, Kameron Soules, DVM, T.J. Soules, Dakota Strait, Hailey Strait, and Elizabeth Sharp; great-grandchildren, Ryder, Raider, and Presley Strait; and numerous nieces and nephews.

“You are gone from our sight but never our hearts.”

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 10, 2023, at East Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford, Texas.

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