He was preceded in death by his father, Charles William Strickland, Jr. He leaves behind his wife, Mary Fran Strickland; two daughters, Emma Rose Strickland and Elana Marie Strickland; his beloved mother, Ruth Bogges Strickland; and his sister, Lea Ann Strickland.
Chuck served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1980-1985, and was a lifetime member of the NRA.
The family will hold a private celebration of life service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his memory to the local Chapter of the American Legion.
Mountain Empire Cremation & Burial Services, 125 E. Jackson Blvd, #3, Jonesborough, TN 37659, (423) 547-0379, www.mtnempirecbs.com is serving the Strickland family.