Mr. Jerry Watson Strickland



Mr. Jerry Watson Strickland, 65, of US Hwy. 301S Dunn died Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Jerry was born October 19, 1951 in Harnett County. He was preceded in death by his father Joseph Everett Strickland and brother, Harvey Everett Strickland.

Jerry attended Central High School had worked for Paul Beasley Concrete, Mid East Services and had owned and operated Strickland’s Hauling. He was a member of Oak Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Dixon and Rev. Rick Kelly officiating. Burial will follow at Bethsaida Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Jerry is survived by his wife of forty-six years, Shelia Boyette Strickland; daughter, Kristy Knoll and husband Joey of Dunn; mother, Evelyn Glover Strickland of Dunn; granddaughters, Ericka and Lindsey Knoll; sister-in-law, Judy Strickland of Dunn; niece, Melissa O’Neal; nephews, Eric and Chad Strickland; and his special dog, Maggie.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to the family.

The family will receive friends 6 - 8 p.m. Friday at the Skinner & Smith Funeral Home.