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1935 Kenneth 2021

Kenneth Walter Strickland

April 7, 1935 — May 21, 2021



Kenneth Strickland, 86, of Marion, passed away peacefully at his home on May 21, 2021.


Kenneth was a devoted husband and a loving father and grandfather. Kenneth was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. He was also a passionate antique collector who loved collecting bottles. Kenneth retired from Marion Manufacturing and found a second family working at Walmart during retirement.


Kenneth leaves behind his dedicated wife of 62 years, Wanda; his daughter, Linda Fox; grandchildren, Tiffany Fox-Morgan & husband Patrick and Brandon Fox; great grandchildren, Tristan, Rachel, Emma-Lee, Hayley, and Katelyn.


The family would like to extend a special thanks to CarePartners Hospice McDowell, Autumn Care of Marion, and the cardiac doctors and nurses at Mission Hospital- McDowell.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to CarePartners Hospice- McDowell, PO Box 25338, Asheville, North Carolina 28813.



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