Bruce Strickland



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.

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