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Mr. Joe Strickland, Long Pond
Thursday, 03 July 2014

July 3-- Mr. Joe Rewis Strickland, age 73, of the Long Pond Community passed away after a short illness on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Community Hospice of Vidalia.

He was a lifelong resident of Montgomery County.  Mr. Strickland retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation as Assistant Area Engineer after 37 years of service.  At his death, he was serving his fifth elected term as Coroner of Montgomery County.

Mr. Strickland enjoyed conversing with friends and acquaintances, and sharing with them his son Stacy’s many accomplishments.  Another of his great pleasures was spending time with immediate family and close friends at home on the farm.  His cohorts remember Joe as a true southern gentleman, kind and considerate to the needy, both human and animal.  He was strong in his Christian faith.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Sharon Harrison Strickland; one son, Dr. J. Stacy Strickland, daughter-in-law, Keri Bland Strickland and one granddaughter, Joesy Pauline Strickland of Nobleton, FL.

Funeral Services for Mr. Joe Rewis Strickland will be held Saturday, July 5, 2014, at 2:00 PM at Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service Vidalia Chapel with Reverend B.L. Horne and Reverend Robbie Rosier officiating.  Interment will follow in Moseley Cemetery near Uvalda. 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6-8 PM.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Ailey United Methodist Church or Community Hospice of Vidalia at 904 Mt. Vernon Road, Vidalia GA 30475.

Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service of Vidalia is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

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