Age: 60 Address: South Toe Date of Death: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.
Details: Bruce Strickland of South Toe passed away on Wednesday, May 22nd in the care of his family after losing his battle with cancer. Born in Alabama, but a native of California, he had been a resident of Yancey County for 35 years. He was a well-established carpenter in the area and respected by many. Bruce enjoyed bass fishing and riding his Harley for several charities. He was preceded in death by his father: Richard Wadsworth Strickland of California.
Surviving are his children: Tyler Strickland of Yancey County and Meagan Mitchell and granddaughter: Madison Mitchell of Black Mountain; his mother: Nora Strickland of Monterey, CA; 4 siblings: Marion Getz of San Francisco, CA, Debby Strickland of Seaside, CA, Karen Strickland of Carmel Valley, CA, and Brian Strickland and wife, Heather, and two sons: Tristian and Spencer, of Salinas, CA.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
This obituary is a courtesy of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.