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James L. "Jim" Stringer

June 10, 1932 — June 12, 2024

Owensboro

James L. "Jim" Stringer

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James L. (Jim) Stringer, a resident of Owensboro, passed away on June 12, 2024. He was born on June 10, 1932, in Windy Hollow, Daviess County, Kentucky, to the late W.D. (Wick) Stringer and Zelda Bivens Stringer. Jim dedicated 20 years to active military service in the United States Air Force, including three tours overseas during the Korean and Vietnam wars, with assignments in Greenland, Turkey, Thailand, the Philippines, and various stateside locations. He was a member of Mt. Zion Methodist Church in Windy Hollow, Kentucky. After his military service, Jim worked for Jagoe Homes from 1975 until his retirement in 1995.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Louise Mattingly Stringer, Oct. 2017; stepson, Barry Vollman; and step-grandson, Joseph Vollman.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Vicki Stringer Lawalin (Don); step-children, Kim Vollman Payne (Ronnie) and Karen Vollman Schauman (George); brother, Danny Stringer; sisters, Marcella Frantz (Late Bill) and Joyce Hulsey (late Randal); grandchildren, Curtis Gray (Kala), Krystal Lawalin Kuegel (Bryan); step-grandchildren, Heath Payne (Natalie), Chase Payne, Jenna Schauman Brock (Chris), Adara Schauman, Nick Lawalin (Allison), and Carrie Dutschke; 8 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral for Jim Stringer will be at 2:00 pm Monday, June 17, 2024, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, with visitation from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm at the funeral home. Entombment with military honors will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Wounded Warrior Project. P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516

Messages and condolences for the family may be shared at www.glenncares.com. 

 

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Visitation

Monday, June 17, 2024

10:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Monday, June 17, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

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900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Monday, June 17, 2024

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