John L. Stringer

March 28, 1940March 4, 2018

John Lloyd Stringer, Lt. U.S. Navy, went to meet his Lord on March 4, 2018. He was born on March 28,1940 to James L. and Ethel P. Stringer. He was proceeded in death by his parents, his daughter Kelly Gererd Stringer, his brother Judd Leslie Stringer, and his sister Catherine Stringer. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on August 7,1958 and became a submarine engine man. After serving several years he attended the Naval Academy and graduated in 1965. He then became a pilot and flew 83 combat missions over Vietnam. He then retired from the Navy in 1973 and started work for Ford Motor Company as a design engineer. He was a devout Catholic and a longstanding member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Carlisle, AR. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years Clare L. Stringer, his son John L. Stringer and wife Donna, his daughter Elodie Jones and husband Spencer, his daughter Patricia Cano and husband Frank, his brother Joseph Lee Stringer, and his brother James Taylor Stringer. He is also survived by 4 step children, 23 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass (proceeded by a saying of the rosary) will be held at 10:00 am on April 4, 2018 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Carlisle, AR with interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery in Little Rock, AR.


  • Burial Wednesday, April 4, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, April 4, 2018

John L. Stringer

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April stringer

March 6, 2018

We are sorry for the loss of him. His granddaughter elizabeth l stringer barely knew him. He was a good father in law and a good grandpe . With love april and elizabeth stringer

Staff of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Home

March 5, 2018

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.