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HENRY STRICKLAND

by Laurie Roy on 9th-May-2014


WHITEVILLE — Mr. James Henry Strickland, 77, died Wednesday, May 8, 2014 at Lower Cape Hospice & LifeCare Center. He was born in Columbus County, the son of the late Fred D. and Grace Hardie Strickland. He was preceded in death by, in addition to his parents; two sisters, Margaret Strickland and Kathryn Deloge.

He served in the US. Army and was a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne. 

He retired from International Paper as a supervisor in the power department.

The family will receive friends from 1:30-3 p.m. Monday, May 12 at Peacock Funeral Home. His funeral, with military honors, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, May 12 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Kenny Byrd officiating. Burial will be in Peacock’s Columbus Memorial Park.  

He is survived by his wife, Martha Boswell Strickland; one son, Chris Strickland of Whiteville; one daughter, Angie Strickland Smith of Whiteville; one brother, Freddie Strickland and wife, Wanda, of Clarendon; one sister, Doris Gore and husband, Bobby, of Tabor City; and one granddaughter,  Kristin Strickland of Bolton. 

Online condolences may be made at www.peacockfuneralhome.net.

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