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William Lee Strickland

May 20, 1933 ~ June 11, 2018 (age 85)

William Lee Strickland, 85, passed away June 11, 2018. Lee served in the Army, retired from the City of St. Petersburg Fire Department as a lieutenant, and was a general contractor for custom homes.​​ Lee was an active member of the Florida Suncoast MG Car Club. He is survived by loving family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 9-10 am on Monday, June 18th at the Gross Funeral Home, 6366 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, where services will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be offered in Lee’s memory to the Bay Pines Veteran​s Affairs Hospice and Palliative Care Unit.
(Checks to Bay Pines VAHCS GPF 1086 and mailed to: Bay Pines VAHCS, Hospice and Palliative Care Unit, Ward 5C, P.O. Box 5005, Bay Pines, FL 33744).

David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Central Avenue Chapel in St. Petersburg is serving the family.

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