Raymond G. "Jerry" Strickroth, age 86, of Bel Air, Maryland passed away on August 28, 2022 at his home. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he was the son of George and Anna (Barth) Strickroth. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard where he retired as Chief Warrant Officer in December 1995 after 42 years. He was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Hickory where he volunteered as a maintenance worker since 1975 up until just a few weeks ago. He was the first gardener in the grotto at the church. He was also a member of the Harford County Birding Club where he perfected his photography skills through many trips throughout the country. Jerry enjoyed taking care of many gardens around the house. He also enjoyed watching football, fishing, crabbing and spending time with his family.
Raymond is survived by his wife of 65 years, Joan Strickroth; daughters, Maryanne Roach, Susan Miller and Valerie Joan Strickroth; grandson, Andrew Roach; and great-grandson, Marik Roach.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church-Hickory, 533 E. Jarrettsville Road, Forest Hill, MD 21050.