Mr. Robert Louis Strickland, 82 of 2445 Bonnetsville Rd. passed away Monday, December 30th, 2019 at Rex Hospital in Raleigh.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:00PM at Salemburg Baptist Church with Rev. David Averette and Rev. John Adams officiating. Burial with Masonic Rites will follow in Sunrise Memorial Gardens.
Robert was born July 17th, 1937 in Sampson County, Robert was the son of the late Luke and Myrtle Lee Strickland. He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church, was a part of the National Guard and was a mason. Robert was retired with the North Carolina Department of Transportation where he spent 30 years as Shop Superintendent. He continued to farm and raise poultry in Sampson County until his passing. Robert was a dedicated and loving husband, father and grandfather who loved his family very much.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Dorothy P. Strickland of the home and his daughter, Anita Strickland Blosser and husband, Sean of Richmond, VA.; and his two grandchildren Alana Blosser and Devlin Blosser.
In addition to his parents Robert was preceded in death by his three brothers: Frankie Strickland, Marion Strickland and Joseph Strickland; his three sisters: Betty I. Barefoot, Rebecca Wood and Ellen Pearsall.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 1:00PM in the Salemburg Baptist Church Family Life Center, and other times at his home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by visiting www.stjude.org or by mail, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN. 38105
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