Richard Dale Strickland, age 65, of Cerro Gordo, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center, with his family by his side.
Richard was born on August 14, 1957, to the late JW "OB" Strickland and Inez Grace Lewis Strickland. Richard was also preceded in death by his brothers Phillip Wayne Strickland and Tony Allen Strickland.
Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Worthington Funeral Home with Reverend George Strickland and Reverend John McPherson officiating. Burial will follow in the Chadbourn Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2023, at Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn.
Richard is survived by his wife of 27 years, Cathy Soles Strickland of the home; three children Kristy S. Cartrette (Mickey) of Chadbourn, Anthony Spivey of Cerro Gordo, and Stacy N. Fowler of the home; five siblings Libby Strickland of Whiteville, Barbara Strickland Hamilton of Whiteville, Doris Strickland Hines (Wayne) of Cerro Gordo, James Kent Strickland of Gastonia, and Donna Gayle Strickland of Cerro Gordo; five grandchildren Hunter Cartrette, Emily Cartrette, Alice Christian Spivey, Cloie Grace Spivey, and Payton Nicole Fowler
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cerro Gordo Baptist Church, 257 Church St, Cerro Gordo, NC 28430
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