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James E. "Jimmy" Strickland

1939 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
James E. "Jimmy" Strickland Obituary
James "Jimmy" E. Strickland, 78 of Hampton passed away July 9, 2018. Jimmy was born December 18, 1939 in Waycross, Georgia. He moved to Virginia where he has resided since 1953. He is preceded in death by his son, Jim, his parents, J.H. & Kizzie Strickland and his siblings, Robert, Linda and Ann. Jimmy loved the outdoors especially hunting and fishing. He graduated from Newport News High School in 1957 and began his 51 year career as an auto painter. Jimmy was a proud member of West Hampton Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Sylvia, his son, Randy (Sandi), and grandson, Trent (Lauren). He is also survived by his siblings, Jerry, Marty (Barbara), Sandy (Wanda), and Dixie (Eddie), and numerous nieces and nephews. Jimmy will be sorely missed by his canine companions, Crystal and Rocky. Family will receive friends Friday, July 13th at 10:00 a.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Brian Adams officiating. The Burial will be at Peninsula Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the or .
Published in Daily Press on July 11, 2018
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