Mr. Tex J. Strickland, age 79, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Westwood Nursing Home in Statesboro, Georgia. He was born in Baxley, Georgia on September 13, 1940 to William Alford and Eudell Brown Strickland. During his working years, he enjoyed employment as a heavy equipment operator.
Mr. Strickland loved the Lord, was of the Baptist faith and will now spend eternity with his wife of more than fifty years, Corine Ennis Strickland. He is also preceded in death by his brothers, Russ, Earl and Carson Strickland and his sisters, Iona Brown, Norma Fay Kangeter and Reba Reeder.
He is survived by his daughter, Brenda Harville (Ernie) of Nevils; his son, Larry Donaldson of Nevils; five grandchildren, Shannon Harville (Beth) of Nevils, Matt Harville (Angelique) of Statesboro, Misty Anderson (Matt) of Statesboro, Lacey Rushing (Colt) of Statesboro, Amber Harville and boyfriend, Ethan of Nevils; ten great grandchildren, Trey, Kayla, Braydon, Raeann, Coracie, Avery, Wren, Banks, River, and Amelia; his special friends, Teresa Stanley and Purvis Byrd and his favorite buddy, his cat, Tootsie.
A graveside service and burial will be held Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Ash Branch Church Cemetery, Pembroke, Georgia with Elder Mike Newman officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests any memorials be made to Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County , P O Box 581, Statesboro, GA 30459 or at www.statesborohumane.org
Deal Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements. www.dealfuneraldirectors.com
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