Charles “Chuck” Earl Strickland, III, 63, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, surrounded by family at Bethany Home, Lindsborg, KS. He had worked at CertainTeed, Vanguard, Cartridge King, and Kit-Road Ranger.
Chuck was born on July 9, 1955, in Denver, CO, the son of Charles Earl Strickland, II and Wanda Idolus (Hughes) Strickland. On May 12, 1982, Chuck was united in marriage to Patricia Ann Urbanek in Jefferson County, CO.
He was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church, McPherson.
Survivors include: his wife, Patricia of the home; three children, Christine Ellis of Houston, TX, Justin Strickland (Tiffany) of Lawrence, KS, and Sarah Mills (Zach) of McPherson, KS; six grandchildren, Christian Strickland, Arion Ellis, Alex Ellis, Jaiden Strickland, Ebbett Mills, and Adelaide Strickland; one great-granddaughter, Niecie Strickland; and a brother, Tracy Watterson of Farmersville, TX.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Strickland, II and Wanda Dillingham, a brother, Johnnie Watterson, father-in-law & mother-in-law, Francis and Edmae Urbanek, and two nephews, Jeremy Kail and Joey Urbanek.
Rosary will begin at 9:30 AM, Saturday, June 15, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, McPherson, with the Funeral Rite to follow at 10:30 AM, Saturday, with Father Ben Shockey officiating.
Memorial donations may be given to the Chuck Strickland Memorial Fund in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Charles E. Strickland please visit our Sympathy Store.