Obituary of William W Strong
William W Strong (Bill), 79, of Largo, FL passed away July 17, 2023 after a brief illness. He was born February 9, 1944 in Gloversville, NY to the late John and Carmi Strong.
He attended the local schools in Gloversville, NY and graduated from Syracuse University.
William was a well-known well liked and respected businessman owner of Suncoast auto appraisals for over 30 years.
William loved sports of all kinds, football , baseball, basketball especially when Syracuse University was playing. In younger years, William played tennis and was an avid skier and would travel to Colorado in various places
He loved music and maintained an extensive record collection of all genres.
William remained friends with classmates and others from Gloversville, NY. And kept in touch with fraternity brothers from Syracuse.
He is survived by his wife Cheryl Paskert, his stepdaughter Michelle Auriemma (Husband Michael). Grandchildren: Johnny, Bianca, Garrett, Kathryn, and Ella. Great Grandchildren: Piper, Dayton, Grayson, and Miley. Cousin, Charles Panacci, who resides in Gloversville New York. William was preceded in death by two sons, Christopher Gaines-wife Ene Gaines and Michael Strong-wife Alexandra Fleming.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation can be made to COPD foundation.