On the evening of September 11, 2021, Ronald Strickland, of McDonough, Georgia, passed away at the age of 86 following a long battle with leukemia. Ron was born to Marvin and Katherine Strickland in 1935 in Atlanta, Georgia and attended Roosevelt High School and the University of South Carolina. He spent most of his working career in sales and construction, retiring in 1999. He enjoyed playing golf, and was an avid Atlanta sports fan. Ron was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce, and survived by his children, Julie and Donald, and stepchildren Jody, Dori, and Kelly, as well as grandchildren Ronny, Paige, and Joshua. Due to the current Covid situation, a gathering in memoriam will be announced at a later date.