Albert Joseph Strauss, 54, of Cleveland, passed away, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in a Chattanooga hospital.
He was born in Jamestown, Ky. He was of the Christian faith. He was employed with Staff Management Company.
He was preceded in death by his father, Staff Sergeant Robert Strauss, U.S.M.C.; and mother, Alberta Copeland Strauss.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory one brother, Robert Strauss of Cleveland; one sister, Pamela Arriaza of Los Angeles, Calif.; two nieces: Stephanie Arriaza and Lavinia Arriaza, both of Los Angeles; three nephews: David, Nicholas and Ryan Arriaza, all of Los Angeles; aunt, Jean Rawlins of Visalia, Calif.; several other extended family members; and a host of special friends.
A celebration of his life will be held Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Boanerges Baptist Church, 234 Boanerges Church Road in Old Fort, with the Rev. David Disney officiating.
Visitation and receiving of friends will be Thursday at the church from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. service time.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Albert and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Strauss family with these arrangements.