Don Strong FORT OGLETHORPE Donald Edward "Don" Strong, 71, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday May 20, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Strong has been a resident of Fort Oglethorpe for the past 30 years and was of the Baptist faith. Captain Strong was retired from the Chattanooga Fire Department and was a veteran of the United States Army. Survivors are his loving wife of 43 years Marie Strong; daughter, Lisa (Allen) Maroon, of Fort Oglethorpe; brothers Louis (Gretta) Strong Jr., of Little Rock, Ark., and David Strong, of Dyersburg, Tenn.; grandchildren, Tiffany (Drew) Watson, of Ringgold and Matt Adkins, of Fort Oglethorpe; three great-grandchildren Emma, Caden and Charlotte Watson. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Mark Smith officiating. Interment in the National Cemetery. Visit www.Heritagefh.com to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.