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Curtis Ray Strickland

January 1, 1948 ~ August 3, 2019 (age 71)

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Obituary

Mr. Curtis Ray Strickland, 71, of Fayetteville, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Duke University Hospital.

Curtis was born in Fayetteville to Ila Elizabeth Horne and William Moody Strickland on January 1, 1948. He was active in the Boy Scouts, almost making Eagle Scout status, attended Fayetteville Senior High School and on December 13, 1968 he married the love of his life, Jeanette Frances Pilon. For the next 42 years Curtis worked as a business technician for Century Link. He proudly served in the Navy and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Curtis’ passion was fishing and he was an active member of American Team Bass Club. After retiring he enjoyed volunteering with the local Meals on Wheels Program.

Curtis was preceded in death by his parents, Ila and William Moody Strickland; four brothers, Donald, Daryl, Harold, and John Strickland and his sister, Margaret Strickland Robinson.

He is survived by his loving wife, Jeanette; daughter, Angela (Gary Seamans), and three grandchildren, Ila, Ethan, and Owen Seamans.

The family of Curtis Ray Strickland wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the Dr’s, nurses, and staff at Duke University Hospital and a special thanks to friends and family whose many prayers were so greatly appreciated.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 8, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rogers and Breece Funeral Home
500 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Visitation
Friday
August 9, 2019

9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church
2844 Village Drive
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28304

Funeral Mass
Friday
August 9, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church
2844 Village Drive
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28304

Inurnment
Friday
August 9, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church
2844 Village Drive
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28304

Donations

St. Patrick Catholic Church Building Fund
2844 Village Drive, Fayetteville NC 28304
Tel: 1-910-323-2410
Web: https://www.stpatnc.org/

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