Antony Elling 'Tony' Stricker
Date of Birth: September 2, 1940, in Lawton, Oklahoma
Date of Death: August 23, 1987, in Wharton County, Texas (46 years old)
He died in an aviation accident. He had been a professional pilot for 15 years prior to
Did you know?
Tony Stricker served two tours in Vietnam and had a total of 22 years military service,
both active and reserve, and held the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He had been awarded
the Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, the Army
Commendation Medal and many other awards. A true American Hero!
1963 New York Jets (AFL)
Cameron University, University of Colorado