Clifford Aubrey Strickland

July 7, 1919December 2, 2012

Clifford Aubrey Strickland, 93, of Lynchburg, passed away December 2, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice Ann Rowles Strickland. Born July 7, 1919, in Lynchburg, he was a son of the late Joseph Carter Strickland, and Fannie Kersey Strickland. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Louise Presley, and Nellie Dudley; and two brothers, Earl and Joe Strickland. Mr. Strickland was a United States Army Air Corps veteran, having served in WW II. He was retired from Campbell Payne Co., and was a Fellow, and life member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge # 715. He was an avid NASCAR fan, and was of Baptist Faith. Survivors include two step-children, Vivian Sam Turner, and Jay Rowles; nieces and nephews, Harold Presley and wife Betty, Brenda Lipscomb and husband Jim, Rosa Powell and husband Reggie, Bonnie Butler and husband Jerry, Patricia Dudley and husband Jerry, Donna Baer and husband Mike, Allan Presley and wife Shelly, Geneva Hartless and husband Sylvester, and Shirley Pearce; his close friend, Joyce Roberts, other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 5, 2012, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Whitten Park Avenue Chapel. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2012, at the funeral home, by the Rev. Patricia Dudley. Interment will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery, with military honors by American Legion Post 16. Lodge members of the Moose will perform a graveside tribute.


  • Visitation Wednesday, December 5, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 6, 2012

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Susan Deal

December 6, 2012

Our Granny's sweet brother and more than an uncle to our Dad~your sweet smile and kind sweet ways will be missed ~we had some fun times at Christmas,cookouts, birthdays, Smith Mt Lake,the beach and just anytime anywhere we decided to all be together laughing and having fun.You took such good care of Aunt Bea- I will always admire you for that. You were so talented in woodworking. We still admire work you did in our home. We had such a good time at your birthday with Joyce and all our family. When we talked on Monday you told me how much you wanted to go home, so thankful you made it home on Thursday...and finally home on Sunday, Rest in peace Uncle Cliff Love, Susan and family

December 5, 2012

Cliff was a true friend to my father and to all who knew him and loyal Lodge Brother. He will be greatly missed.
T Payne

December 5, 2012

I was greatly saddened to hear of the passing of brother Cliff. I've known him for about 40 years, and I will truely miss him. He was a one of a kind, and his passing will leave a void in the hearts and lives of all who knew him. May the Good Lord be with the family in their time of sorrow.

Blake Robertson

December 5, 2012

I worked with Mr. Strick at Campbell-Payne in the 80's he was a good guy and a craftsman