Vernon “Bo” Strother, 66 died Thursday, Nov. 26, at his home. A native of Oakdale, LA, Bo was a longtime resident of Vidor who proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Bo loved to fish and hunt but especially enjoyed spending time at the beach with his grandchildren.

Visitation will be Monday, Nov. 30, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Funeral service will be Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 10:00 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home with interment to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park.

Bo is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Thelma Strother, daughters, Elizabeth Hewett of Splendora, Marlesa Gould and husband Ron of Vidor, Stephanie Ardoin and husband Chad of Ville Platte, LA, Denice Jackson and husband Josh of Bronson and Chrissie Strother of Mauriceville; sons, Norman Smith of Splendora, Brian Strother and wife Jennifer of Madison, AL, Jeffrey Strother and wife Heather of Vidor and Justin Warren of Vidor and 33 grandchildren.

Bo was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Strother, parents, Cliffton and Sylvia Strother and brothers, Cliffton Strother, Jr. and Shorty Strother.