Craven S. Strickland, 93, of Fayetteville passed away on Monday, August 23, 2021 at his home with his beloved family by his side.
Craven was born December 21, 1927 in Sampson County, NC to the late Sudie Royal and John Davis Strickland.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Ray Strickland, J.D. Strickland, and sisters, Reva Johnson and Louise Smith.
Craven was a Navy veteran. He was the retired owner and operator of Strickland Paint Contracting. He was a faithful member of Northwood Temple.
Funeral Services will be held Monday, August 30, 2021 at 1:00 pm at Northwood Temple with Dr. John Hedgepeth, officiating. Burial will follow in Lafayette Memorial Park with military honors. The family will receive friends at the church on Monday from 12-1:00 pm.
Craven is survived by his beloved wife of 73 years, Dorothy Williams Strickland of the home; daughter, Martha Strickland Romero and husband Jimmy of Oxnard, California; son, Stephen Wayne Strickland of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Stephanie, Samantha, Melissa, Bonnie, Laura, Rachael, and Ricky; great-grandchildren, Nile Jr., Sierra, Cameron, Emilio, Izik, Amiyah, Avery, Gabrielle, Odessa; many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Northwood Temple, 4200 Ramsey St. Fayetteville, NC 28311.
Online condolences may be sent to http://www.jerniganwarren.com
Services entrusted to Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St., Fayetteville, NC 28301
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