Robert Lee Stratton, Jr., age 71, of Lapeer passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at home with his family by his side. Robert was born on January 22, 1950, the son of Robert and Lena (Capps) Stratton, Sr. He was born in Middlesboro, KY. On June 13, 1972, he married Rose Garrand in Hillsboro, IL. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He attended college and became an accountant. Robert was a member of the Lapeer Assembly of God. He enjoyed bowling and was an avid fan of the Detroit Tigers. Mostly, Robert enjoyed spending time with his family.
Robert is survived by: his loving wife, Rose; his four children, Stacey (Dan) Wood, Robert III (Ginger) Stratton, Elizabeth (Tiffeney) Stratton and Paul (Jodi) Stratton; eleven grandchildren; siblings: Betty (Doug) Restum, Ronald Stratton, Richard Stratton and Raymond Stratton; and sister-in-law, Vicki Stratton.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Roger.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 3, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Lapeer Assembly of God-East Campus. A celebration of Robert’s life will take place on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 12 p.m. at the Lapeer Assembly of God-East Campus with Pastor Dan Burger officiating. Military Honors will be conducted by the National Honor Guard following the service
Arrangements entrusted to Jansen Family Funeral Home
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