Bobby Gene Stroud

Published 12:03 pm Monday, September 14, 2015

Bobby Gene Stroud, 66, of Mocksville, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 at his residence.

Born in Iredell County on June 5, 1949, he was the son of the late Paul Hodson Stroud and Aleen Ratledge Stroud. He completed high school and was in the U.S. Army Reserves. He owned and operated Stroud Brothers Grading Co., alongside his brother, Dick, and was a member of Society Baptist Church. He loved the outdoors, traveling and camping.  He enjoyed sawing lumber with the sawmill, and was a collector of antique tractors.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Jo Stroud Beam.

Survivors:  his wife, Ann Feimster Stroud of the home; son, Steve Curtis Stroud (Christy) of Mocksville; daughter, Tamara S. Phillips of Hickory; a brother, Richard Jerry Stroud “Dick” of Mocksville; and 4 grandchildren, Paul Holden Stroud, Austin Taylor Stroud, Trevor James Phillips and Grayson Alan Phillips.

The family received friends Tuesday evening, Sept. 15 at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home. A graveside service was held Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. at Society Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. David Gilbreath officiating.

Memorials: Hospice/Palliative Care of Iredell, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, 28625.