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Carl "Buddy" Strawn, Jr.

July 10, 1971 — July 30, 2021


Carl “Buddy” Strawn, Jr. of Cortland, passed away on Friday, July 30, 2021, at 9:49 a.m. at Summa Health System - Akron Campus. He was 50.

Buddy was born on July 10, 1971, in Glendale, West Virginia, the son of the late Carl W. Strawn Sr. and Anna Mae Yoders.

He loved the outdoors and was known to be a carefree person. He was always kind to animals especially dogs. In his spare time, he enjoyed crocheting and drama.

Buddy is survived by his sister Sherry (Andrew Castaneda) Strawn-Santos; his loving aunts, Judy Strawn, Jan Yohman, Maryann (Rick) Ray, and Mona Ritchea; stepmother, Susan Strawn; sisters, Deborah Strawn and Kelly (Rich) Mimna; nieces, Sarah Santos and Makayla; and nephew Ian.

In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by his grandparents.

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Per Buddy’s wishes, there will be no callings hours or services. Buddy – I did it my way.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

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