Edwin ‘Eddie’ Leonard Strickland

Published 1:09 pm Tuesday, July 12, 2022

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Edwin “Eddie” Leonard Strickland, 67, of Mocksville, NC (formerly of 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; his stepson, Jason DesNoyers (Sally) of Mocksville; his stepdaughter, Ashley DesNoyers of Winston-Salem; 3 step-grandchildren, Meghan, Dashel, and Drake; his 7 siblings, Maxine Brady of Hampton, Edward Strickland Jr. of Hayes, Va., Esther Williams (Russ) of Newport News, Va., William Strickland (Nancy) of Hampton, Barbara Anderson (Andy) of Greensboro, Debbie Cabal of Hampton, Jimmy Strickland (Holly) of Salisbury; 11 nieces and nephews; and his beloved canine companion, Sam.

The family held a private celebration of life in Mocksville.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Edwin’s memory may be made to: Humane Society of Davie, hsdavie.org.

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