Name:    Franklin Delano "Bud" Strickland

From:  The Wayne County Journal-Banner, Greenville, Missouri
Date:  Friday, May 3, 2013  

Franklin Bud Strickland, 72, of Bolivar, Mo., formerly of Greenville, Mo., died at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., on April 13, 2013.

He was born the son of George and Verna Mae (Rose) Strickland on April 7, 1941, in Greenville, Mo. Bud married Glenda Garrett in 1965, and to this union, three children were born.

He worked as a local delivery truck driver for Delden Garage Door Company.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, James Strickland and Robert Strickland; and two sisters, Odessa Yates and Barbara Hodgins.

Bud is survived by two sons, Michael (Denise) Strickland of Bemidji, Minn., and Marc (Kellie) Strickland of Suwanee, Ga.; one daughter, Michele (Brent) Ludwig of Columbia, Ill.; three brothers, Rev. William (Iona) Strickland of Kettering, Ohio, Roger Strickland of Poplar Bluff, and Donald (Debbie) Strickland of Florissant, Mo.; four sisters, Mildred Newton, Kathryn (Earl) Davenport, Carole (Wendall) Cohoon, and Sharon Whitener, all of St. Louis; six grandchildren, Felicia Strickland, Zachary Strickland, Grant Ludwig, Gregory Ludwig, Meghan Strickland, and Tanner Whitelaw.

A visitation was held on Saturday, April 20, at the Ruegg Funeral Home in Greenville. Funeral services followed. Burial was at Camp Eight Cemetery in Greenville. Rev. Don Strickland ministered to the family and Michael Strickland, Marc Strickland, Zachary Strickland, Tanner Whitelaw, Brent Ludwig, and Phil Kitchen served as pallbearers.