Dennis R. Strickland 69, of Bay Street, Cape Vincent passed away, Tuesday, February 22, 2022 under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County at Ellis Farm, Watertown, NY.
Dennis was born September 24, 1952, son of the late Donald H. and Wilma (Thompson) Strickland of Watertown, NY. He attended Watertown High School.
Dennis entered the US Navy in November of 1971 and was Honorably Discharged in December of 1974. He served aboard the destroyer USS John King as a cook during the Vietnam era.
Dennis was a loyal and long-time employee of Key Bank, Watertown, NY, West Shore District, Lewisberry, PA, Bobby Rahal, Automotive Dealer, Mechanicsburg, PA, retiring in 2015.
Dennis was a member of the American Legion in NY and PA.
He enjoyed food, eating, driving, boating, fishing, camping, classic cars, being on the water in the Thousand Islands, and spending time with family and friends.
Dennis is survived by daughter Amy Lynn (LeRoy) Strickland, grandchildren Kelsey Williams, Robert, Zachary, and Breanna as well as great grandchildren Austin and Alivia Williams all of Valdosta, GA. Dennis is also survived by his sister, Barbara K. Notbohm of New Cumberland, PA, two nephews, William (Denise) of PA, Andrew (Andrea)of MS, great niece Katie and great nephew Connor also of MS. Dennis is also survived by his aunt Yvonne Thompson of Limerick, NY and several cousins.
Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers William H., Donald H. and Michael A. Strickland.
Barbara would like to give special thanks to Dennis’s longtime friend of 62 years Timothy (Margie) VanBrocklin of Vermont for their love, friendship and support during Dennis’s life and more importantly through his illness and end of life care.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, NY 13601
A graveside service with Military Honors will be 11 am, Friday, August 12, 2022 in Dexter Cemetery, Dexter, NY.
Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, NY.
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