Willard R. Stroup Obituary
With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Willard R. Stroup of Bourbon, Missouri, who passed away on November 22, 2022 at the age of 77. Family and friends can send flowers and condolences in memory of the loved one. Leave a sympathy message to the family on the memorial page of Willard R. Stroup to pay them a last tribute.
He was predeceased by : his parents, Woodrow Stroup and Grace Stroup (Mercer) of Washington County, MO.; his former wife Letha Stroup (Renner); his son Rick Pope; and his brothers, Jimmy, John, Woodrow and Ricky Stroup.
He is survived by : his former wife Letha Renner; his wife Mary Flint-Stroup of Bourbon, MO; his children, Willard James "Jim" Stroup (Tammy) of St. Clair, MO, James Lee of Bourbon, MO, Vickie Merkle (Richard) of De Soto, MO, Cora Reeves of Grubville, MO and Erin Huskey (James) of Sullivan, MO; his grandchildren, Jack Stroup, Noah Johnson of Tori Reeves, J. C, Gibbs, Wyatt, Gabe, Mary Grace Huskey, Jeff Merkle, Lisa Jarvis, Joey Merkle, Angie Johnson, Kevin Pope, Karen Williams and Kayla Swiney; his siblings, Betty Harmon (Donnie) of Sullivan, MO, Charlotte Sherrell (Larry) of Bourbon, MO, Mitch Stroup of Sullivan, MO and Sonny Stroup (Kathy) of Georgia; and his sisters-in-law, Peggy, Linda and Carolyn Stroup. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Visitation was held on Monday, November 28th 2022 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Eaton Funeral Home Main Chapel (347 N Clark St, Sullivan, MO 63080). A funeral service was held on Tuesday, November 29th 2022 at 11:00 AM at the same location.