STRACK, Roy L., age 84 of Old Hickory passed away September 9, 2015. Mr. Strack was born February 10, 1931 in Cape Girardeau, MO to the late, William A. and Marie A. Koeppel Strack. He served in the U.S. Navy and U. S. Marines from June 1948 to June 1968 and held the rank of Commander. He attended Navy Officer Candidate School at Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego, CA and the Naval Hospital Corps School, Great Lakes, IL. He trained at the Military Health Center and worked in several medical specialties, including emergency medicine, combat field medicine and laboratory. He was a Korean War veteran. He also earned a Bachelor of Science degree at UC San Diego. Mr. Strack was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Donelson, TN. He was active in Boy Scouts for several years, was a life member of the VFW and was a volunteer for the Cape Girardeau Senior Center for 3 years.
Mr. Strack was also preceded in death by first wife, Nora A. Strack; children, David M. Strack and Lori A. Strack; brothers, Bob and Lloyd; and sister, Patricia. He is survived by wife, Donna Strack; sons, Michael J. (Rita) Strack, David (Cindy) Boyd and Douglas (Melissa) Boyd; daughters, Donna Erskin, Darlene Boyd, Debra (Kenneth Ruffin) Shaw, Dena (Charles) Ashley and Darcie (David) Reed; grandchildren, Marrissa, Michelle, David, Stephan, John, Jami, Joshua, Danny, Robbie, Jackie, Lea, Jeremy, Sara, Justin, Elijah, Jonah, Isabella, Jacob, Jordan, Shae and Drew; and 22 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675 or online at www.woundedwarriorproject.org
Services for Mr. Strack will be Sunday, September 13th at 3 pm at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet. Visitation with the family will be Sunday, September 13th from 1-3 pm.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com