Edwin Leonard Strickland

Published 9:32 pm Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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Edwin “Eddie” Leonard Strickland, 67, of Mocksville, NC (formally Hampton, VA) passed away on Friday, June 24, 2022 peacefully at his home. He loved listening to music, watching Carolina basketball, and following the stock market. He retired from Jockey International Distribution Center. 

Edwin was preceded in death by his father, Edward Strickland, Sr., and his mother, Mildred Strickland.

Edwin is survived by: his devoted wife of 26 years, Jeanette Daniel Strickland of Mocksville; his daughter, Allison Strickland, of Hampton, VA; his stepson, Jason DesNoyers (Sally) of Mocksville; his stepdaughter, Ashley DesNoyers of Winston-Salem; three step-grandchildren: Meghan, Dashel, and Drake; his seven siblings: Maxine Brady of Hampton, VA; Edward Strickland, Jr. of Hayes, VA; Esther Williams (Russ) of Newport News, VA; William Strickland (Nancy) of Hampton, VA; Barbara Anderson (Andy) of Greensboro; Debbie Cabal of Hampton, VA; Jimmy Strickland (Holly) of Salisbury; eleven nieces and nephews; and his beloved canine companion, Sam.

The family will hold a private celebration of life in Mocksville, NC. In lieu of flowers, donations in Edwin’s memory may be made to the Humane Society of Davie County, hsdavie.org

Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville are honored to serve the family.