September 22 1945 November 22 2022
Willard R. Stroup, 77 of Bourbon, MO passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, MO. Willard is survived by his wife Mary Flint-Stroup of Bourbon, MO; five children, Willard James “Jim” Stroup and wife Tammy of St. Clair, MO, James Lee of Charleston, SC, Vickie Merkle and husband Richard of Desoto, MO, Cora Reeves of Grubville, MO, and Erin Huskey and husband James of Sullivan, MO; 14 grandchildren, Jack Stroup, Noah Johnson, Tori Reeves, J.C. Gibbs, Wyatt, Gabe and Mary Grace Huskey, Jeff Merkle, Lisa Jarvis, Joey Merkle, Angie Johnson, Kevin Pope, Karen Williams and Kayla Swiney; siblings, Betty Harmon and husband Donnie of Sullivan, MO, Charlotte Sherril and husband Larry of Bourbon, MO, Mitch Stroup of Sullivan and Sonny Stroup and wife Kathy of Georgia; sisters in law, Peggy, Linda and Carolyn Stroup; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Willard was preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Grace (Mercer) Stroup; first wife, Letha (Renner) Stroup; one son, Rick Pope; and four brothers, Jimmy, John, Woodrow and Ricky Stroup. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Raymond Laramore officiating. Interment will follow in United Methodist Church Cemetery, St. Clair, MO. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, Monday, November 28, 2022 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan. Friends may send online condolences to the Stroup family at www.eatonfuneralhome.com To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Willard, please visit our floral store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Willard Ronald Stroup September 22 1945 November 22 2022.
Death notice for the town of: Sullivan, state: Missouri