Austin Strickland

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Funeral services for Austin K. Strickland, 25, of Bainbridge, will be held Wednesday, May 26, at Immanuel Baptist Church with the Revs. Stanley Phillips and Jimmy Dean officiating.

Interment will follow in West Bainbridge Cemetery with Robbie Strickland, Curtis Davis, Danie West, Kenny Roberts, Jason Martin, Brandon Sinney, Robert Strickland and Gary Meredith serving as active pallbearers.

Born March 13, 1985, in Albany, Ga., Mr. Strickland died on Sunday, May 23, 2010.

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Strickland was a graduate of Pelham High School, Class of 2004, where he played on the golf team and was a member of ROTC. He attended Bainbridge College in the nursing program.

He was preceded in death by his sister, April Dawn Nix.

Survivors include his father, Marshall Strickland and his wife, Diane, of Camilla, Ga.; his mother, Debra Floyd Strickland and her husband, George “Ringo,” of Bainbridge; his maternal grandparents, J.W. “Shorty” and Betty Floyd of Bainbridge; his step brother, Daniel West of Camilla; his step sister, Kim Meredith of Whigham, Ga.; as well as many cousins, other family and friends.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.