Laney Eugene Strange

May 18, 2023

Laney Eugene Strange, 94, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on May 14, 2023. He was born in Darnell, Louisiana on September 27, 1928 to the late Josiah and Laura Jane Rawls.

Laney worked for the United States Civil Service at Naval Air Station Pensacola until retirement. He then moved onto his next adventure and opened his own business, Beulah Hardware and Excavating. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He was a member of Calvary Way Full Gospel Church.

Laney is preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Lois P. Strange; parents; brother, Ray Strange; sister, Laverne Strange; and son in law, James LaJoie.

He is survived by his daughters, Cynthia LaJoie and Lois Jean (Mike) Barnes; grandchildren, Melissa Dorn, Michael Barnes, Patrick Roush and Matthew Barnes; great grandchildren, Mitchell Barnes, Roxanne Barnes, Jacob Gainey, Abigail Dorn, Makenna Dorn, Isaac Dorn, Kaylee Roush and Emerie Roush.

A Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2023 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North. Interment will follow in Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is entrusted with arrangements.


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