BARTOW - M.J. "Mack" Strickland, age 74, passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Bartow Regional Medical Center of heart failure.
Born February 17, 1940, in Bartow, Mr. Strickland was lifelong resident of the area. He was the owner of Strickland Steel Erection Service for 40 years. He was a U.S. Marine veteran, a 32nd Degree Mason and a Shriner.
Mr. Strickland was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Virginia R. Strickland. Mr. Strickland is survived by his daughter Ronda L. Butler; his only granddaughter, Jenna L. Butler; a sister Frances Locke; a brother Ira Strickland, Jr., all of Bartow.
Family will receive friends Thursday, August 7, 2014, from 6 00 PM - 8 00 PM at Whidden-McLean Funeral Home, Bartow. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 8, 2014, at 10 00 AM at the funeral home. Condolences to family at
Whidden-McLean Funeral Home - Bartow
650 E. Main Street
Bartow, FL 33830
Published in Ledger from Aug. 6 to Aug. 7, 2014