Antony Elling 'Tony' Stricker


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

his death.

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












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