Bruce Strain

Obituary of Bruce William Strain

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Bruce William Strain, 66, of Herndon, VA and Kill Devil Hills, NC, passed away on February 6th, 2023.

He was born on March 19th, 1956, to Clyde and June Strain in Albany, GA.


Bruce went on to study Electrical Engineering at Clemson University as well as earning his pilot's license at a young age.


He served in the Army as a Communications Specialist.  After his time in the military, he spent the remainder of this career working in the technology industry consulting with SAP. In his retirement, he enjoyed driving a school bus for Fairfax County Schools.


Bruce had a loving heart for his family.  He lit up every room he walked into. His character was bold, charismatic, ambitious and taking on adventures throughout his life.


Bruce was passionate about piloting his airplanes, snow skiing and enjoying his time with his wife, family and friends at their beach house in NC.


Bruce now joins his son Clyde J. Strain (Son), Clyde W. Strain (Father) and June Strain (Mother) and is survived by Ellen Strain (Wife), Jon Strain (Son), Brian Strain (Son) Sophia Strain (Granddaughter), Debbie Horton (Sister) Randy Horton, Gail Reed (Sister) Tom Reed, Clyde Strain (Brother) Sandra Strain, Bob Strain (Brother) and Carol Godsey (Sister) Robert Godsey, and many more family and friends.


Donations on behalf of Bruce Strain make to Angel Flight




Memorial Service

11:00 am
Saturday, February 11, 2023
Leesburg Executive Airport
1001 Sycolin Road, Hanger S-13
Leesburg, Virginia, United States

Parking Instructions

PARKING INSTRUCTIONS: When you arrive at the Leesburg airport, please find available parking in the main lot by the terminal. There will also be parking available at the South parking lot area as well. Photo of parking is provided on the "Tribute Wall" section of this webpage. If you are walking to hangar S-13, go through the terminal and they will direct and or escort you. DO NOT DRIVE ON TARMAC If no parking is available at the airport, we have parking at Cornerstone Chapel 650 Battlefield Pkwy SE, Leesburg, VA 20175 and a shuttle will bring you to the airport hangar. If you have questions or need assistance, call or text 620-480-9225
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Bruce Strain

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Bruce Strain

1956 - 2023

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