2010-10-14 / Obituaries


William Lafayette Stroud, 68, of Dover Plains, NY, formerly a 43-year resident of Mahopac, died on Saturday, October 9, at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco.

Mr. Stroud was a chief lineman at Con Edison in Eastview, NY, where he worked for 36 years, retiring in 1998. Born December 24, 1941, in Clanton, AL, he was the son of the late Jerry and Eunice (Neese) Stroud. On July 30, 1960, in Birmingham, AL, he married Mary Viola Pastor, who survives at home.

Mr. Stroud was a former Cub Scout Master of Pack # 71 in Mahopac and a member of the tennis league at the Putnam Tennis and Racquet Club in Carmel. A former member and deacon of the Red Mills Baptist Church in Mahopac, he was currently a member of Faith Bible Chapel of Millerton, NY. For 35 years, he was a member of the Seeds of Faith Gospel Duo with Jan Atwood and Westchester County Gideon International. Mr. Stroud was also a volunteer driver with the Putnam County Office for Aging.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, William Roy Stroud and his wife, Charlene, of Hopewell Junction, Kenneth Ray Stroud and his wife, Karin, of Hopewell Junction, Scott A. Stroud, and his wife, Elizabeth, of Kent, and Keith Stroud, and his wife, Christine, of Lagrangeville; two daughters, Abrina McMorrow, and her husband, James, of Mahopac, and Kimberly Davis, and her husband, Edward of Stormville; a brother, Jerry Stroud of Rye; three sisters, Mabel Barlow of Lakeland, FL, Myrtice Bodie of Columbus, GA, and Mary Kromer of Clara, AL; 16 grandchildren, a great grandson, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will take place at 11am on Thursday, October 14, at Faith Bible Chapel, 222 Silver Mountain Rd., Millerton, NY with Pastor William Mayhew officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery, Dover Plains, NY. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Faith Bible Chapel, 222 Silver Mountain Rd., Millerton, NY 12546 or the American Heart Association, 229 Manchester Rd., Suite 105, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603.

To send the family an online condolence, please visit hufcut funeralhome.com.

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