Gene Gary Strickland, age 84, of Gardendale, AL passed away on March 31, 2023. Gene was born August 6, 1938 to Clarence and Mertice Strickland. He was a native of Brilliant, AL and graduated from Brilliant High School.
Gene was a firefighter for the city of Birmingham, AL for 27 years before retiring. He was a member of North Gardendale Church of Christ.
Gene is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Bertha Strickland; his daughters, Gina West (Charles) and Rhonda Brown; grandchildren, Garrett West, Gary Brown and Chris Brown.
The funeral for Gene will be held on Friday, April 7th at 10:00 a.m. at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with visitation for friends and family held one hour prior to the service. A private committal will be held for family only following the chapel service.