JIMMY DONALD “DONNIE” STRICKLAND, age 77, of 317 North Morgan Street, Roxboro, NC died Saturday night, February 20, 2021 at Duke Regional Hospital.
Mr. Strickland was born April 20, 1943 in Person County, NC, son of the late Marvin Culberth Strickland, Sr. & the late Dorothy Branch Strickland. He previously worked for Jacinto City, TX in utilities and retired as vice president of M&R Utilities of Houston, TX. Donnie enjoyed playing golf and cards with the guys at Roxboro Country Club, doing yard work, and being with his family.
Surviving are four children, Donald W. Strickland (Gabby Geouge) of Hurdle Mills, NC, Jeffrey Scott Strickland of Roxboro, NC, Miranda Strickland, Jason Strickland both of Houston, TX, six grandchildren, sister, Linda Strickland Carver of Roxboro, NC, and special friend, Linda Chandler Lee.
In addition to his parents Mr. Strickland is preceded in death by a daughter, Kimberly Ann Strickland, three brothers, Marvin C. “M.C.” Strickland, Jr., William Cleveland “Brubby” Strickland, and Charles Branch Strickland.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 23, 2021 in the Burchwood Cemetery with the Rev. Herbert Brown officiating.
Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573. Online condolences may be made at stricklandandjonesfs.com.
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