EDENTON, N.C. - William Harry Strickland, 71, died Saturday, July 14, 2012, in Vidant Chowan Hospital, where he was surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Strickland was born in Columbus County, N.C., and was the son of the late John J. and Alice Gore Strickland. A retired self-employed automobile mechanic, he was a member of Albemarle Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Mitchell J. Strickland.
Surviving are two daughters, Lisa S. Jones and husband, Mike of Edenton, and Robin S. Greene and husband, Kelley of Boone; a sister, Sylvia S. Strickland and husband, Jimmy of Hampton, Va.; two brothers, Richard J. Strickland of Hampton, and Dennis J. Strickland of Norfolk, Va.; and a granddaughter, Lauren Jones.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, in the chapel of Miller Funeral Home & Crematory, 735 Virginia Road, Edenton, by the Rev. Bob Young. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton, Va. Friends may join the family at the funeral home immediately following the chapel service on Tuesday, or all other times at the home of Mike and Lisa Jones, 223 Bowens Road, Edenton.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to any chapter of the American Cancer Society
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