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Howard Bennett Strickland

December 3, 1928 October 5, 2018
Howard Bennett Strickland
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Obituary for Howard Bennett Strickland

Mr. Howard Bennett Strickland, 89, of Dunn died Friday, October 5, 2018 at Cornerstone Nursing & Rehab in Dunn.

Mr. Strickland was born December 3, 1928 in Johnston County son of the late Buddy Carl and Luna Boyette Strickland.

Mr. Strickland was a 1948 graduate of Corinth-Holder High School and had served in the U.S. Navy. He had retired from Lance Inc. where he had worked for thirty-two years and was a member of Second Baptist Church of Dunn where he had served as Deacon and Sunday-school teacher. He was also a member of the Palmyra Masonic Lodge in Dunn.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. William Cox officiating. Burial will follow at Devotional Gardens.

Mr. Strickland is survived by his wife of 67 years Laura Wilder Strickland; daughter, Ellen Gossett and husband Ronnie of Winston-Salem; son, Ben Strickland and wife Carlene of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Kevin Gossett and wife Leah, Bennett Strickland and wife Olivia, Carson Strickland; great grandchild, Cooper Gossett; brothers, Coleman Strickland and wife Barbara Nell, James Strickland, Grady Strickland and wife Faye; sister, Marie Boykin and husband Warren.

The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. Sunday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.The family would like to thank the staff and administration of Cornerstone Nursing & Rehab for their care of Mr. Strickland.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's North Carolina 9131 Anson Way Suite 206 Raleigh, NC 27615.


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Visitation

Sunday

7

Oct

1:00 PM 10/7/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 10/7/2018 2:00:00 PM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Skinner & Smith Funeral Home
905 Erwin Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States

Burial

Sunday

7

Oct

1:00 PM 10/7/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 10/7/2018 2:00:00 PM
Devotional Gardens

5665 Fairground Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Devotional Gardens
5665 Fairground Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States

Service

Sunday

7

Oct

2:00 PM 10/7/2018 2:00:00 PM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Skinner & Smith Funeral Home
905 Erwin Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States
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