James Earl Strickland

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James was born on June 7, 1940 and passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018.

James was a resident of Godwin, North Carolina at the time of passing.

Mr. Strickland was a 1958 graduate of Mingo High School and worked with Perry Brothers Tire Service in Dunn for over 34 years, retiring in 2001..

A funeral service will be held Thursday evening at 7p.m. at Mingo Baptist Church with Rev. Louis Strickland officiating. Burial will be in the William C. Jackson Cemetery.Mr. Strickland is survived by his wife of 60 years, Hazel Jones Strickland; daughter, Melanie Strickland; sister, Mary Ann Grissett; sister-in-law, Joyce Jones; niece, Crystal Pate; great-niece, Allie Faith Pate; and beloved pet Holly. Visitation will immediately follow the funeral service Thursday evening at Mingo Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mingo Baptist Church Building Fund, 1465 Mingo Church Rd., Dunn, NC 28334 or the William C. Jackson Family Cemetery, 350 Alvin Rd. Godwin, NC 28344.