Richard W. Strah, 68, passed away September 2, 2014. Survived by wife of 48 years, Sandra; children, John (Brandie) Strah, Jerri (David) Warren, Jim (Shauna) Strah, Jeffrey (Lynn) Strah; grandchildren, Joshua Warren, Jillian Warren, Danielle Wheeler-Gillette, Blake Strah and Vince Strah; sister, Debbie (Jim) Centa; mother, Verna (Ken) Carter; and nephew, Ryan Butler. Preceded in death by father, Edward J. Strah. Richard was born on December 12, 1945, in Pueblo. He had a lifelong hobby of working with cars with his father that he passed down to his own sons. Richard retired as Chief Operating Officer from Acorn Petroleum after 37 years in the fuel and oil wholesale industry. At his request there will be no viewing or services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 1207 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO 81005. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Sandra,john ,jerri,jim ,jeff sorry to hear about richard’s passing.I remember richard helping john work on his chevelle or nova in high school and complaining about the “quadra junk”,i.e. quadra jet carburetor being worthless !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!He was a real car guy that will be sorely missed .

  2. Sandra,john ,jerri,jim ,jeff sorry to hear about richard’s passing.I remember richard helping john work on his chevelle or nova in high school and complaining about the “quadra junk”,i.e. quadra jet carburetor being worthless !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!He was a real car guy that will be sorely missed .

  3. Sandy, Glen and I are so extremely sorry to hear of Richard’s passing. He was a great guy and we enjoyed working with him over the years. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family and may God Bless all of you.

    Glen and Dorothy Caple

  4. Sandy, Glen and I are so extremely sorry to hear of Richard’s passing. He was a great guy and we enjoyed working with him over the years. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family and may God Bless all of you.

    Glen and Dorothy Caple

  5. Sandy, Tony and I are very sorry about Richard. He will be missed by everyone.
    If there is anything we can do, just let us know.

  6. Sandy, Tony and I are very sorry about Richard. He will be missed by everyone.
    If there is anything we can do, just let us know.

  7. Sandra I’m so sorry to learn about your husdands passing. He will be greatly missed. Your family will be in my thoughts. If there is anything I can do please don’t hesitate to reach out.

  8. Sandra I’m so sorry to learn about your husdands passing. He will be greatly missed. Your family will be in my thoughts. If there is anything I can do please don’t hesitate to reach out.

  9. To Sandra and the boys, we are heartbroken to hear about Richard. He will truly be missed. Anything that you need, just let us know. God bless you all.

  10. To Sandra and the boys, we are heartbroken to hear about Richard. He will truly be missed. Anything that you need, just let us know. God bless you all.

  11. Deepest condolences to very one is the family. Richard will be remembered as a strong, hardworking man. The family is in are thoughts and prayers in there time of need.

  12. Deepest condolences to very one is the family. Richard will be remembered as a strong, hardworking man. The family is in are thoughts and prayers in there time of need.

  13. Just wanted to thank Rich for everything he did for me. He gave me a job and helped me start a new life. There are no words for my gratitude for this man. Hopefully in the future I will be lucky enough and see him again, but for now rest peacefully my mentor. You will be missed.

  14. Just wanted to thank Rich for everything he did for me. He gave me a job and helped me start a new life. There are no words for my gratitude for this man. Hopefully in the future I will be lucky enough and see him again, but for now rest peacefully my mentor. You will be missed.

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