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Gerald Strickland

Born: Thu., Jun. 2, 1949
Died: Tue., Jun. 1, 2021


Visitation

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sat., Jun. 05, 2021
Location: Prospect United Methodist Church


Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sat., Jun. 05, 2021
Location: Prospect United Methodist Church


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Mr. Gerald Strickland, 71, of Pembroke, NC was born June 2, 1949 to the late Mr. Timothy and Mrs. Ruthie Strickland and departed this life June 1, 2021 at Duke University Hospital.

   He is preceded in death by his brothers, Truman Strickland, Timothy Strickland Jr, and Donald Strickland.

   He is survived by his devoted wife of 50 years, Mrs. Brenda Strickland of the home; His son: William Chad Strickland; His Daughter: Jeri Lynn Strickland.  His Brothers: Verlin (Bonnie) Strickland and Ronald (Sandra) Strickland; His Sisters: Sue Ann (Rabon) Maynor, Linda (Chester) Tyler, Janice (Stan) Grady, and Marie (Fredrick) Moore.  His Grandchildren: Zachary Emanuel, Makaylee Emanuel, Chloe Strickland, Jordon Strickland, and Jaelon Strickland. He was a role model to many adopted community children and host of relatives and friends.

            Mr. Strickland was a man of varied interests and passions. He was a member of Prospect United Methodist Church, enjoyed playing golf, traveling, and entertaining family and friends. His early career life began as a member of the United States Army, followed by a career as an Environmental Specialist with the Robeson County Department of Public Health for 30 years, as well as a small business owner.

   Over the years he was involved in various organizations, including the State Board of Sanitarian Examiners, Pembroke Jaycee Civics Club, Lumbee Regional Development Association,  Prospect Volunteer Fire Department, and  local, county, and state committees.

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Ray and Bea Brayboy
   Posted Thu June 03, 2021
We would like to extend our sincere and heartfelt condolences to Brenda and the entire family. We pray that the Good Lord will provide solace and comfort to each of you during this time of immense loss.


Lemark Harris
   Posted Fri June 04, 2021
Gerald you will be missed so much my friend. Although you are gone on too soon for me, it is so comforting to know that you are waiting for the rest of us in heavens glory! May God's loving grace and mercy provide comfort for your Brenda and the children in your absence. #RIP Gerald!

Bobby Sampson
   Posted Fri June 04, 2021
The shocking news came too soon for me. Gerald it has been a privilege knowing you. You have been a competitor and a great man. We have spent a lot of time together and I thank God for our friendship. Rest In Peace, my brother.
Love,
Bobby, Pat, and Lisa

Sandy Steen
   Posted Fri June 04, 2021
Always the same smile! You will definitely be missed.

Denzel and Joan Locklear
   Posted Sat June 05, 2021
Gerald I will miss your smile and " hello cuz.{" To Brenda and the children I have you in my prayers. God gives us valleys to walk through and he goes through them with us this is where your soul is restored. May the precious memories you all shared bring you peace and laugher in the coming days.

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