Danny Ray Strickland, 67


DUNN — Danny Ray Strickland, 67, died Friday, May 20, 2022, at Fort Sanders Regional Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Danny Ray was born Feb. 24, 1955, in Harnett County. He was the son of Edward and Peggy Strickland. Danny was preceded in death by his father, Edward Strickland.

Danny is survived by his mother, Peggy Strickland of Dunn; his three sons, Stacy and wife Rhonda Strickland of Dunn, Corey and wife Jessica Strickland of Dunn, and Adam Strickland of Dunn; and his grandchildren, Parker Strickland, Tora Strickland, Layton Strickland and Landrie Strickland.

Danny was the starter and owner of Strickland’s Pallet & Auto Sales of Dunn. An avid car collector, Danny enjoyed restoring classic Fords. He was a longtime member of Harnett Cruisers and hosted an annual car show for more than 10 years at Strickland’s.

He will be greatly missed by his family, several friends, those he mentored, and as a boss to many people throughout his life.

There will be a visitation for family and friends Friday, May 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home in Dunn. The service for Danny will be Saturday, May 28, at 11 a.m. at Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home and will conclude with a burial at Harnett Devotional Gardens in Dunn.

Condolences to the family can be expressed at www.cromartiemiller.com.

Services are entrusted to Cromartie-Miller Funearl Home of Dunn.


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