Stratton, Billy

Bill Stratton, Sr.

August 29, 1935 - February 15, 2021

Billy J. (Bill) Stratton, Sr. of Lucas, Texas passed away on February 15, 2021 at the age of 85. He was born on August 29, 1935 to Robert Newton and Edna Laverne (Roper) Stratton in Lucas, Texas. Bill married Marlene Burton on November 13, 1953 in Plano, Texas. He was a very unique and jovial character as well as the most loving, generous, dependable, and hardworking man to his family and friends and was always willing to help those in need.

Bill was a local and well-respected entrepreneur of 60 years. He was an enthusiastic Allen Eagle football supporter, being a long-time season ticket holder. Bill was inducted into the Allen Athletics Hall of Honor in 2014.

Bill was a long-time member of Twin Creeks Church of Christ (formerly West Allen Church of Christ), serving as deacon and treasurer. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Bill is survived by his daughters, Pamela, Patti (Milton), Janice (Greg); son, Bill, Jr. (Kim); grandsons, Ryan and Robert; great-grandchildren, Kayla, Julia, Jackson, Morgan, Dustin, Landon and Alexis; sister, JoAnne; brother, Wayne (Mollie); and numerous nieces and nephews, along with a host of family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Marlene; parents, Robert and Laverne; sister, Betty and his brother, Robert.

A private family burial was held at Fitzhugh Cemetery in Allen, Texas where Bill was laid to rest next to his wife, Marlene.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to American Heart Association in Bill’s honor. 

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So sorry to hear of Bill's passing.......he was a tremendous asset to his profession, and would always seek his services.......he will be sorely missed. I had just reached out to him to do some work for me when I learned he was ill. My condolences to his children and grandchildren who must continue without him. Ed Hodges, February 24, 2021 Bill was a beloved member of Twin Creeks Church of Christ. He had a sweetness and generosity of spirit. He will be greatly missed. Our condolences to all the family. Don and Kay Scalf, February 22, 2021 God rest his soul. I didn’t know you well, but you always had a precious smile. You will be missed not only by the community, but by your loving family. KE Karolyn Epling , February 21, 2021 So sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts for u all at this time. Philiappians 4:13 Karen Holmes Biesel, February 20, 2021 Stratton Brothers built both my houses in Plano Loved them all. My deepest sympathies! Barb Yates-Milewsky, February 19, 2021 I pray for the entire family of Billy Stratton, that God give you peace at this time of such a great sorrow and loss. Nothing ever prepares us for the loss of a loved one, but God can comfort us knowing Billy is with Him in Heaven. One day we all can be in God's presence and around the loved ones that have chosen God's path. Thank you Pam for being my best friend and sister in Christ. I am here for you. Rejoice during times of great pain and sorrow, for God will lift you up like an Eagle to give you great strength. Love you. Elicia Reneau
Elicia Reneau, February 19, 2021 Dear Stratton family, Your dad, brother, and Pappy was one my mentors at a young age. When Bill and Wayne gave me a job it was a dream come true. I thought the world of Bill Stratton he was a good honest man. May God comfort you all. David Dean, February 19, 2021 The last time I saw Uncle Bill was at my fathers service (Robert) - he was so thoughtful to share stories about Dad with me - I’m certain they both now are catching up and looking over us. Gary W Stratton, February 19, 2021 Uncle Bill, there never was a time I remember you without the biggest grin. Your time on earth is done, but never will you be forgotten. Love and miss you forever, Daniel & Darla(Ghormley) Bartlett and Family Darla Bartlett , February 19, 2021