Robert L. Strickland, age 80 of Chipley, went home to be with the Lord on November 24, 2016 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama.
Robert was born on August 5, 1936 in Chipley, Florida to Charles Daniel Strickland and Sara Rebecca Moody. He owned and operated U.S. Tank Company and was a lifelong resident of the panhandle. He was a member of Blue Lake Baptist Church. He served in the United States Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Charles and Sara Strickland; son: Clayton Allen Strickland; several brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Mary F. Strickland of Chipley; two sons: Daniel Strickland and wife Vanessa of Chipley, Tracy Strickland and wife Jenny of Chipley; sister: Joyce Strickland of Chipley; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11A.M. Monday, November 28, 2016 at Blue Lake Baptist Church in Chipley, Florida with Rev. Tim Evans officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida directing.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church