Harold H. "Junior" Strickland

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  • "I worked w Mr. Strickland on the J.R. Ferguson. I always..."
  • "Love and prayers to all of the family."
    - Randy Brown
  • "Ms. Nettie I am so very sorry for your loss. I love you..."
  • "Nettie Ann, Gordon and Hoppy, you are in our thoughts and..."
    - Albert Strickland
  • "Nettie and Gordon, we are in sorrow with you at this time. ..."
    - Shawn Pearson
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Harold H. "Junior" Strickland, age 86 of St. Marks, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013 at home, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Strickland was a commercial fisherman and a retired Tenneco Oil Company tugboat captain. A lifelong resident of Wakulla County, he was a member of the Saint Marks First Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Fisherman's Association and the Cattleman's Association. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding horses and raising livestock. He loved spending time with his family and friends.
Graveside funeral services will be held at noon, Saturday, May 4, 2013 at H.H. Strickland Jr. Cemetery, 133 H.H. Strickland Road, in Crawfordville, with Pastor Jonathan Kilpatrick and the Rev. David Carraway officiating. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, May 3, 2013 at the St. Marks First Baptist Church, 14 Shell Island Road, in St. Marks. Family requests contributions be made to Big Bend Hospice, the Epilepsy Foundation, or St. Marks First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his devoted wife of 69 years, Nettie Kirkland Strickland; sons, Harold "Hoppy" (Julia) Strickland III, Jerry Gordon Strickland, and Skip Floyd all of St. Marks; grandchildren, Dana (Thomas) Wilson, Jimmie (Cristy) Padgett, Shane Strickland, and Charles Strickland all of St. Marks; and 14 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. He was predeceased by his brother, Gilbert Strickland; his son, Doug Strickland; and daughter, Verdie Padgett.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Forbes Funeral Home, (850) 559-3380. Please sign the online guestbook at http://www.forbesfuneralhome.net.
Published in The Wakulla News on May 2, 2013