The Obituary for Reverend Eddie Wayne Striblin (Chambers & Troup Counties)

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Reverend Eddie Wayne Striblin of Lanett, Alabama left us to join our Heavenly Father on October 29, 2021 at his residence. He was born on July 20, 1949 to the late Reverend Eugene Striblin Sr. and Annie Kate Toney Striblin Foster.

Reverend Eddie graduated from Tuskegee High School in Tuskegee, Alabama in 1967. He also attended Southern Union Community College in Wadley, Alabama.
Eddie held several jobs and business ventures including assistant Dietary Supervisor at Lanier Memorial Hospital, Salesman at Langley Motor Company, and in 1985 he became owner and operator of Rogers Barbeque in West Point Georgia, and further expanded operations to LaGrange and Hogansville Georgia.

Reverend Eddie was a long-time member of Roper Heights Baptist Church in West Point where he served as a Deacon, Choir Director and Adult Sunday School Teacher. In 2005 Reverend Eddie was named interim pastor and later full-time pastor of Faith Evangelistic Church in Valley Alabama where he served for 11 years. Reverend Eddie then retired in 2016 and returned to his home church, Roper Heights Baptist. After a few months, he was asked to be interim Pastor and in 2017 he came out of retirement to become full time pastor of Roper Heights Baptist Church where he then retired in 2021 due to illness. Eddie was a hard worker and provider for his family.

Reverend Eddie was a long-time member of Roper Heights Baptist Church in West Point where he served as a Deacon, Choir Director and Adult Sunday School Teacher. In 2005 Reverend Eddie was named interim pastor and later full-time pastor of Faith Evangelistic Church in Valley Alabama where he served for 11 years. Reverend Eddie then retired in 2016 and returned to his home church, Roper Heights Baptist. After a few months, he was asked to be interim Pastor and in 2017 he came out of retirement to become full time pastor of Roper Heights Baptist Church where he then retired in 2021 due to illness. Eddie was a hard worker and provider for his family.

Eddie leaves behind his wife of 51 years Glenda Pitts Striblin; his son Eric Wayne (Brittany) Striblin of LaGrange, GA.; granddaughter Juliet Striblin of Lanett, AL; grandson Micah Striblin of Ellerslie, GA; Step grandson Lucian Nixon of LaGrange, GA; brothers Larry (Ervilene) Striblin of Panama City, FL; Randy (Toni) Striblin of Hogansville, GA; sister Malinda (Kenny) Sorrells of Valley, AL and Momma Jo Ann Striblin of Valley, AL; brothers-in-law Mike and David Pitts of West Point, GA. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews, multiple cousins and his Church Family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers Cary Striblin of Rome, GA and Eugene Striblin Jr. of Valley, AL.
Eddie was an avid hunter and loved the outdoors, taking many hunting trips with his buddies. Eddie will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at Roper Heights Baptist Church with Visitation at 1:00 pm EST followed by the service at 2:00 pm EST.
Reverends Bo Huerta and Aaron McCollough will officiate.

Services have been entrusted to Bluffton Funeral Services, Lanett, Alabama.

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