Mr. Billy Strickland, age 78 of the Macedonia Community of Evergreen, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.
Born on January 24, 1941 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Jim Strickland and Dovie Conner Strickland and the husband of the late Juanita McCloskey Strickland who preceded him on June 23, 2019. He was also preceded in death by eight siblings, OB Strickland, Ruth S. Roberts, Gertrude S. Elliott, Ollie S. Vann, Robert Strickland, Dewey Strickland, Cleveland Strickland and Roger Strickland.
Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Worthington Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Caines and Rev. Kenneth Spencer officiating. Interment will follow in Chadbourn Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 1:30 - 2:45 p.m., prior to the service on Saturday.
Survivors include three sons, Billy Wayne Strickland of Evergreen, Mikeal Anthony Strickland and his wife, Fonda of Creedmoor and Benjamin Paul Strickland and his wife, Dawn of Delco Sister, Alene Skovgard of Vista, CA; four grandchildren, Anthony Ryan Strickland, Meredith Paige Strickland, Cameron Paul Strickland, and Landon Chase Strickland.
Memorials may be made to the Gibson Cancer Center, 1200 Pine Run Drive, Lumberton, NC 28358-2180.
Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn is serving the family.