Michael “Mike” Anthony Strickland, 64, of Norway passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at Bethel Baptist Church, 3705 Cope Road, Cope. Pastor Phillip Proveaux and Rev. Paul Hill will be officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Friday, August 27, 2021, at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel, 1012 Whitman Street, Orangeburg.
Mike was born on July 10, 1957 in Bamberg, S.C. He was the son of the late Walter Strickland and the late Kate Fowler Strickland. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. He was employed by the SI Group for over 45 years as a Chemical Technician. Mike was an avid USC Gamecock and Atlanta Braves fan. He enjoyed being in the yard in “his shed.” He was a man of few words. Mike was predeceased by his parents and a sister, Lynn Strickland.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Deborah C. Strickland; sons, Brock Strickland, Ryan Strickland (Rachael) all of Norway; sisters, Brenda Carlton of Denmark, Beth Garber (Paul) of Sumter, Penny Crider (Neil) of Bamberg; brothers, Rusty Strickland (Vickie) of St. Matthews, Joe Strickland (Dotty) of Cameron and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church at 3705 Cope Road, Cope, S.C. 29038
Friends may call or come by the residence at 6304 Norway Road.
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