Michael D. Strickland Michael Duvall Strickland, 67, of Stephens City, Virginia, died on Friday, February 8, 2013, in Winchester Medical Center. Mr. Strickland was born in 1945, in Stanardsville, the son of the late John and Madie V. Taylor. He was a Letter Carrier with the United States Postal Service in Annandale, Virginia. Mr. Strickland was a veteran having served in the United States Air Force and in the Air Force Honor Guard. He was a member of the American Legion in Annandale, Virginia. He married Janice Hagstrom on July 14, 1990, in Springfield, Virginia. Surviving with his wife is his daughter, Lorraine Whilden of Manassas, Virginia; son, Robert Brown of Winchester; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Debbie Taylor; and brother, Gary Taylor, both of Charlottesville, Virginia; and numerous nephews and a niece. One brother, Caudell Gibson, preceded him in death. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Omps Funeral Home, South Chapel. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2013, at Old Macedonia Church Chapel with the Reverend Jason Duley officiating. Interment will be held at the Macedonia Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 West Cork Street, Suite 405, Winchester, Virginia 22601. Please view obituaries and tribute wall at ompsfuneralhome.com
This obituary was originally published in the Daily Progress.