STRICKLAND, Robert M.
Robert M. Strickland, Age 70, went to be with his Savior on April 23, 2014. He was born in Atlanta, GA on October 26, 1943. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his loving wife, Betty; his daughter, Karen Benson, her husband Jeff and daughter Chloe; and his son Jeff, his wife Tracy and two children, Robert (Bo) and Vivian; two brothers, Ronald Strickland and Gerald Strickland; and brother-in-law, Bob Hogue. He retired from Lucent Technologies in 2001 after 40 years of service. He enjoyed traveling with his friends and family, playing golf with his buddies and spending time with his grandchildren. He will be missed by all those that knew and loved him. A memorial service will be held at Marietta Funeral Home in Marietta, GA on April 25, 2014 at 2:00pm. The family will receive friends at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers, anyone wanting to honor his life may do so with a gift to the American Cancer Society or the Salvation Army. Online condolences may be expressed at: www.mariettafuneralhome.org