Charles E. Strickland


Charles E. Strickland, age 86, retired dairy farmer, passed away Monday, Feb. 14, 2022.
Visitation was Monday, Feb. 21, with family present 5-7 p.m., at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary, Clearwater. Graveside service was at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, Oswego Cemetery, Oswego.
Charles Elmer Strickland was born on Monday, May 27, 1935, in Oswego. He was the oldest of 11 children born to Elmer Lee Strickland and Thelma May (Lindsey) Strickland.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer Lee and Thelma May (Lindsey) Strickland, and siblings Darlene Strickland, Lorene Patton, Jack Strickland, Calvin Strickland, Carol Brown, Nancy Collins, and Melvin Strickland. Survivors include his son, Richard (Bonnie) Strickland of Argonia; daughter, Gail (Jeff) Kirby of Wichita; brothers, Larry (Donna) Strickland of Oswego, and Leon (Kim) Strickland of Enid, Okla.; sister, Naomi (Andy) Carter of Chetopa, Kan.; grandchildren, Andrew Tucker, Amanda (Patrick) Green, William Strickland, Reesa (Nick) McGarrah, Connor Kirby, Caylee Kirby, Rebecca Strickland; great-grandchildren, Cole, Aubrey, Madison, Brantley, and Rhett; and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the American Heart Association, 8918 W. 21st N. #248, Wichita, KS 67205, or Disabled American Veterans, 5500 E. Kellogg, Room 112, Wichita, KS 67218.