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Delbert Lee Strickland

October 19, 1940 ~ February 2, 2022 (age 81)


     Delbert Lee Strickland, 81, of Mt. Lookout, WV passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 2, 2022.  Born October 19, 1940 at Carbondale, he was a son of the late Homer Cecil and Gracie Vinia Smith Strickland.  He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Robert, Daniel, Harold, and Homer; sisters, Reba and Mildred, and his grandson, Jacob Neff.

     He was a US Army veteran and he was retired from the Pipefitters Union #625 working in various locations.  He liked fishing, WVU football, working on his computer, and he enjoyed building around the house.

     Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Judith Strickland; daughters, Angela Jill Saunders of Kernersville, NC, Pamela Jane (John) Matthews of Laurinburg, NC, and Heather Leigh (James) Harmon of Mt. Nebo; grandchildren, Joshua Saunders, Amanda Snyder, Lauren Albright, Erica Esslinger, Jared Rodriguez-Cayro, James Tyler Harmon, and Jordan Harmon; great grandchildren, Emerson Saunders, Aidan Esslinger, Freyja Uber, Amelia Morrison, Alek Albright, Atticus Albright, Liam LaValley, Lucas Albright, Braelyn Harmon, Damien Rodriguez-Cayro, Kingston Harmon, Salem Rodriguez-Cayro, and Oliver Rodriguez-Cayro;  siblings, Martha, Eugene, and Larry Strickland; and a host of other family and friends.

     A celebration of his life along with his grandson, Jacob Neff will be held at a later date.

     White Funeral Home at Summersville is in charge of the arrangements.

     In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 500 Chicago, Illinois 60611 or visit their website at:

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