Carl Coleman Strickland

Carl Coleman Strickland

October 4, 1930 – October 14, 2021

WENDELL – Carl Coleman Strickland, formerly of Kenly went home to his Heavenly reward on Thursday.  He was born in Johnston County to the late Carl & Luna Boyette Strickland.  He was a carpenter whose hands were masterful.  He was a good man with a giving heart and an unmistakable presence.  He was preceded in death by his daughter, Amy Doris Strickland, brothers, Howard Bennett Strickland, & James Raynor Strickland.

He is survived by his beloved wife and friend, Barbara Nell Boykin Strickland, daughters, Lynn Strickland of Zebulon, Vickie Hatcher (Tim) of Bunn, Carla Puckett (Michael) of Fancy Gap, VA, siblings, Grady Strickland (Faye) of Raleigh, Marie Strickland Boykin (Warren) of Zebulon, grandchildren, Nella Johnson, Danielle Hatcher Alford (Jonathan), Heidi Hatcher Belisle (Rob), Cole Oakey, Daryl Lyn Basinger (Grey), 6 great grandchildren & 9 step great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Salem Primitive Baptist Church c/o Elder Tony Parker

Elder Tony Parker
237 S Main St
Four Oaks, NC 27524

Funeral service 3 pm, Sunday, Salem Primitive Baptist Church, Wendell, NC with burial to follow in the church cemetery.  Visitation will follow the service.


Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St. Wendell.  Available at



  • Rose Hammond Posted October 17, 2021 9:31 am

    My condolences to Barbara Nell and her family and friends. Coleman was a super nice man whom I greatly respected and loved him and his wife of 71 years like my own family.

  • Richard Metheny Posted October 17, 2021 11:25 am

    May God and his love comfort you in the coming days.

  • Stephanie Edwards Swope Posted October 17, 2021 5:46 pm

    Sending prayers of comfort to your family. May God bless you with good memories and loving thoughts.

  • Worth & Gail Hinton Brown Posted October 17, 2021 10:05 pm

    Prayers to the Strickland family. Coleman was a man of God. He was liked by everyone.

  • Members of Antioch Baptist Church Posted October 17, 2021 10:06 pm

    Prayers to his family. God Bless!

  • Worth & Gail Brown Posted October 17, 2021 10:08 pm

    May Gods love comfort your family.

  • Members of Antioch Baptist Church Posted October 17, 2021 10:09 pm


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