Warsaw-Kirby Leon Strickland, 67, of Warsaw passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Mr. Strickland was born September 1, 1952 in Wayne County to the late Walter Strickland and Frances Rogers Strickland.
A celebration of life for Mr. Strickland will be held at 1:00pm Saturday, July 11, 2020 at his home at 231 Old Court House Rd., Warsaw.
Mr. Strickland is survived by wife, Linda Best Strickland of Warsaw, son, Ben Strickland and wife, Mallory of Warsaw; daughters, Dawn Whitman and husband, Robbie of Kenansville and Candy Lynn Gurney and husband, Joseph of Wilmington; sister, Brenda Sanderson and husband, Dail of Richlands; grandchildren, Taylor Riner and husband, Austin, McKayla Whitman, Amber Strickland, Khale Gurney, Hailey Strickland, Kaydan Gurney, Fairyn Gurney, and Nicole Saladana; great grandchild, Tristen Riner.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Strickland was preceded in death by brother, Curtis Strickland.