Gerald Lynn Strickland, 64, went home to be with our Lord on May 7th. Gerald was born in Franklin County on February 21, 1951 to the late Charlie B. Strickland and Rachel Gardner Strickland. He was a beloved son, devoted brother and loving father and grandfather.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his mother, Rachel G. Strickland of Nashville; daughter, Kimberly S. Evans (Jonathan)- two granddaughters Anna and Jenna Evans, all of Rocky Mount; two sons, Kevin Gerald Strickland of Raleigh and Jeremy Joseph Strickland of Warrenton; sister Faye S. Perry (Larry) of Spring Hope; brother, James Strickland of Rocky Mount; sister, Robin Strickland of Rocky Mount; sister, Vickie S. Carlyle (Eugene) of Spring Hope; ex-wives, Doris W. Strickland Eason (John) of Spring Hope and Michelle M. Strickland Maynard (Ralph); several nieces; nephews; great nieces; great nephews; lots of friends and his loyal dog Max.
Services will be held May 16, 2015 at Spring Hope Church of God, 7779 Webb’s Mill Road, Spring Hope. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. with the Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m., with lunch to follow.
Motorcycles, hotrods and old cars welcome.