William “Bill” Cecil Stringer, 84, of Rocheport, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics. He was born September 18, 1932 in Cairo, Georgia, the son of the late Mack and Magdalene (Gandy) Stringer. On December 17, 1966, he was united in marriage in Houston, Missouri to Lola James Stringer, who survives at the home.
Bill was a graduate of Cairo High School, Cairo Georgia. After graduation, he attended the University of Georgia where he earned both a B.S. in Animal Science and a master’s degree in Animal Nutrition. He also served two years in the army and worked briefly for the University of Georgia.