Mr. Strickland died May 26, 2014, at his residence.
Born in Forsyth County, Mr. Strickland lived in Hall County for most of his life. he was the son of the late Julius Verna and Annie Waldrip Strickland. He lived in Habersham County for the last 12 years. Mr. Strickland was the owner/operator of Strickland Firewood and Landscaping Company in Gainesville for a number of years and also worked for Gainesville Machine and had also worked with the poultry industry in Gainesville for many years. He was a member of Sardis Baptist Church.
Survivors include his life partner, Barbara; children, Lynnette Farmer (John), Gainesville; Tony Strickland (Rhonda), Oakwood; Melvin Strickland (Patricia), Tucker and Tammy Wentzel (Scott), St. Marys, Idaho; 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren and still counting, sister, Virginia Pendley, Gainesville.
Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at littledavenport.com
Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway, Southwest, Gainesville, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
May 30, 2014