JOE W. STRICKLAND
June 3, 1951 – December 30, 2013
WENDELL – Joe William Strickland, 62, died Monday. A native of Wake County he was son to the late John William & Daisy Lucas Strickland. A 1969 graduate of Wakelon High School he loved carpentry and was a Jack of all trades. He loved Christmas and sharing it. Joe always believed in helping others. He was employed at Blount Industries in Zebulon for over 30 years
Graveside funeral service 11 am, Saturday, Baptist Tabernacle Church Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Paulette Hocutt Strickland of the home, children, Paul Strickland (Jennifer) of Clayton, Paula Strickland Walston (Gregory) of Wendell, sisters, Ruth Brantley (Bud) of Middlesex, Linda Brown (Nicky) of Bailey, Sherry Mullen (Tony) of Spring Hope, Molly Perry (Billy Wayne) of Zebulon, grandchildren, Alexandra, Angelina, & Bryson Strickland, Chris & Lauren Walston.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church vision fund or Pancreatic Cancer Research.
Visitation 6-8:30 pm, Friday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, and other times at the home. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net