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SSGT Carroll Monroe Strickland

SSGT. Carroll Monroe Strickland, (Ret.) 80, of Victoria, Va. went home to be with the Lord

on January 4, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Violet June “Judy” Strickland; his sons, Andy Strickland (Stacy), Jimmy Strickland (Les) and Bryan Strickland (Angie); 7 grandchildren, Tabitha L. Strickland, Ashley N. Strickland Ard (Chris Ard), Bryan T. Strickland,

Taylor Strickland, Andrew H. Strickland (Bethany) and Troy C. Strickland; 4 great-grandchildren,

Addison Ard, Gracie Ard, Levi Ard, and Nehemiah Strickland.

SSGT. Strickland retired in 1976 from the U.S. Marine Corps after 20 years of service and

two tours in Vietnam. He was a member of VFW Post 9954 and American Legion Post 0147.

He loved his dogs, tinkering, telling his stories and cooking for others. He was a loving husband,

father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was a member of Ledbetter Christian Church,

4346 Double Bridges Road, Meherrin, VA, where funeral services will be held

Wednesday, January 8, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to Victoria Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 1421, Victoria, Va. 23974.

Staples Funeral Home is serving the family.