Daniel Zachary Strickland III, 45, of Big Spring died Saturday, June 2, 2012, in a local hospital. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Walter McCall officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
He was born Aug. 2, 1966, in Fort Bragg, N.C. He retired from the Federal Corrections Institute. Daniel had served as a specialist in the United States Army.
Survivors include his daughter, Danielle Strickland of Big Spring; his mother, Koila Strickland of Big Spring; his sister and brother-in-law, Wende and Chris Parsley of Midland; and four nephews, Jackson Parsley, Anthony Parsley, Ryan Parsley and Christopher Parsley.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jeff and Freida Grant and Daniel Sr. and Emma Strickland; and one nephew, Ethan Parsley.
Daniel is also survived by his father, Daniel Z. Strickland Jr. of Florida.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Relay For Life, in care of Sandy Griffin, 1217 E. 17th, Big Spring, Texas 79720 or to Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home, Patient Activity Fund, 1809 N. Highway 87, Big Spring, Texas 79720.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com