Funeral services for Joe “Joe Boy” Neal Strickland will be Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2500 Southside Dr., Shreveport, Louisiana. Burial will immediately follow at Forest Park West Cemetery, 4000 Meriwether Rd., Shreveport, LA. A visitation will be held Tuesday, September 22, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home. Officiating the service will be Brother Harry Forester of Emmanuel Baptist Church.
Joe was born on March 10, 1938 to Lubas Floyd Strickland and Eunice Maurice Daw Strickland in Joaquin, Texas and passed away Monday, September 21, 2020 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Joe is lovingly described by his family as a devoted husband and father. He graduated high school from Joaquin High School and proudly called himself a “country boy from Texas”. Joe had a passion for travel, which lead to his career as a Senior Customer Service Agent at Delta Airlines. He was a past master mason and took pride in all that he did. In his spare time, Joe enjoyed fishing and hunting. He always lived life to the fullest.
Joe is preceded in death by his wife, Doyce Lafitte Strickland; parents and his brother, A.D. Strickland. He is survived by his son, Gary Neal Strickland and wife, Tammi; daughter, Kathy Strickland Black and husband, Bobby, and his grandsons, Kurt Neal Strickland and Dustin Black.
Honoring Joe as pallbearers will be members of the Queensborough Masonic Lodge #418.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests to please make a contribution to The Shriners Hospital for Children.
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