John Henry Strickland, age 84, of Asheboro passed away on October 30, 2021 at High Point Medical Center.
Mr. Strickland was born in Robeson County, NC on June 27, 1937 to Herbert and Caddy Lowery Strickland. John was retired from Lowe's Hardware and was a member of Fayetteville Street Baptist Church. John was a hard worker all of his life and loved to make everyone laugh. He loved providing for his family and spoiling his wife that he affectionately named "Fancy." Most of all he adored his family and they loved him back unconditionally.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Frances Hoover Strickland; daughters, Dessaree Walter of Asheboro and Tonya Bivins (Louis) of Asheboro; grandchildren, Taylor Elizabeth Walter, Jonathan "Hunter" Walter (Kelsey), Anna Ashton Dawkins (Matthew), and James Breckenridge "Breck" Bivins; great grandchildren, Russell John Walter and Dallas Ashton Dawkins; and sister, Bernice Helvey of Florida.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 10:00-10:45 am at Fayetteville Street Baptist Church, 901 North Fayetteville Street in Asheboro. Funeral services will follow on Thursday at 11:00 am at Fayetteville Street Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Browder and Rev. Bruce McLanahan officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Fayetteville Street Baptist Church, 901 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro, NC 27203.
Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Strickland family.