The Reverend William Allen “Bill” Stroud, 81, of Boiling Springs, passed away on Sunday, April 06, 2014.
A native of Chester, SC, he was born on Monday, May 16, 1932, a son of the late William Green Stroud and Margaret Isabelle Allen Stroud, of the home. Rev. Stroud was a graduate of Furman University and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He was a retired Baptist Minister, having served at South Union Baptist Church of Westminster, SC, Haynes Memorial Baptist Church of Henrietta, NC, Highland Baptist Church of Shelby, NC, and retired from Cliffside Baptist Church. He was a United States Navy Veteran and a member of Boiling Springs Baptist Church.
In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Ann Creed Stroud. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his son, Allen Stroud, Jr., of Spartanburg, SC; his daughter, Lori Stroud Garner and husband Lee of Anderson, SC; his grandchildren, Jennifer Stroud Brooks and husband Tyler, of Statesville, Allison Stroud, of Salisbury, Kelsey Stroud, Kristen Stroud, both of Mooresboro, Alyssa Garner, and Jessica Garner, both of Anderson, SC.
A Celebration of Rev. Stroud’s Life was held at Boiling Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Russell Myers, Rev. Dr. Jim Richardson, Rev. Dr. Carroll Page, officiating. A graveside service was held at Chester Memorial Gardens, 945 W. End Road, Chester, SC 29706.
Memorial donations are suggested to The Stroud Prayer Garden, c/o Cliffside Baptist Church, PO Box 336, Cliffside, NC 28024.
McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the Stroud family.