BRIGHTON — Roy Lee Strohbeck, 80, of Brighton, Illinois, passed away at 5:35 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at his home surrounded by family.
He was born on June 2, 1940 in Macoupin County, to the late Roy H. and Edna Mae (Fite) Strohbeck.
Roy Lee was a friend to everyone. He was always there to help if needed.
He worked as a rural mail carrier for 30 years in Brighton before retiring in 2017.
He is survived by two daughters, Dinah Strohbeck and Donna Strohbeck; two sons, Doug Strohbeck and Dennis Strohbeck; 10 grandchildren, Nicholas (Erin) Strohbeck, Eric (Holly) Strohbeck, Kyle Lincoln, Paul Griffin, Jennifer (Zach) Bertels, Elijah (Jodi) Strohbeck, Evan Strohbeck, Mark (Kristen) Strohbeck, Daniel (Tonya) Strohbeck, Sarah (Adam) Merkel; 17 great- grandchildren, Chase, Frank and Oliver Griffin, Ainsley Bertels, Quinten, Jackson, Addison, Grace, Noelle, Waylon, Kaden, Kaleigh, and Emma Strohbeck. Emmett, Emmerson, Emmerick and Etta Merkel; several nieces, nephews, and family friends.
Roy Lee was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Edna Mae; and brothers, Lloyd Strohbeck and Glenn Strohbeck.
Per his wishes, Roy has donated his body to scientific research.
A memorial visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 18, 2020 at Anderson Family Funeral Home in Brighton.
Memorials may be may be made to Mission American Gratitude.
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