SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The proprietor of River Avenue Sweets and Savannah’s Sweet Kitchen area handed absent Sunday. Stan Strickland was 78 many years old.
In accordance to Fox & Months Funeral dwelling, Strickland handed away at his house surrounded by family.
He was born in Woodbine, Georgia and grew up in his family members grocery company the place he created a enthusiasm for opening his individual company, his obituary reads. Strickland is survived by spouse, Tonya young children, Rhett (Kristen) Tim (Lindsey) and Jennifer (Jen). Grandchildren, Joelle, Willie, Louis and Olivia sister, Jean Sedgwick, brother and sister-in-legislation, Debbie and Darren Hollingsworth.
“He lived life to the fullest and many life were designed sweeter by his eyesight and entrepreneurship,” River Street Sweets posted on Facebook.
Several River Avenue corporations are mourning the decline of the distinguished Savannah small business owner.
“Savannah’s Waterfront is mourning the decline of Stan Strickland, a fixture on River Road for about 40 years. The Strickland family presently operates River Road Sweets and Savannah’s Candy Kitchen area,” Savannah’s Waterfront mentioned in a assertion. “Stan’s loss leaves a hole in the hearts of all who realized and liked him. His contributions to Savannah’s Waterfront are various, and his River Avenue family members will constantly recall his laughter, kindness, and friendship.”
“Our hearts broke yesterday when our dear buddy Stan Strickland, “Tubby” handed away. Stan was additional than just a good friend and enterprise spouse, he was family,” Tubby’s Seafood posted on Facebook. “We will miss out on his infectious chortle, sort spirit and offering identity. Savannah truly misplaced a good 1 in his passing and he will be missed immensely. Please retain Tonya, Rhett, Tim, Jennifer and all his loved ones and friends in your thoughts. We will pass up you Tubby. Tight Strains.
A celebration of daily life will be held Saturday afternoon from 2 to 4 at Strickland’s home on Penrose Travel. His spouse and children is also inquiring for donations to the Savannah Riverfront’s beautification and improvement task.