Henry Lyndel Stroud of Cuba, Missouri was born May 30, 1934 at Savine Parish, Louisiana to the union of Thomas "Jack" and Linda (Nee: Horton) Stroud and left from this life on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Missouri at the age of 81 years. Henry was united in marriage to Lois Daniel on August 20, 1969 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Cuba and to this union one daughter was born Samantha. Henry proudly served in the United States Navy for twenty plus years and retired from the Naval Reserves in October 1993 as an E6. After the Navy Henry found his true calling in life and became a teacher. He retired from teaching in Louisiana but after moving to Cuba, Henry started substituting for Cuba Middle School and Steelville Middle School. Henry loved the students "His Kids" he would say. He spent hours teaching about life, the Navy and the things that go on in today's world. As all of Henry's kids and friends found out Henry was quite the story teller. In his free time Henry enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. Henry attended the Calvary Assembly of God Church in Cuba for many years and for the last year and half Henry had been attended the Steelville First Assembly of God Church. Henry was a member of the Cuba Lions Club and the Korean War Veterans Association for many years. Henry was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, great-great uncle, awesome teacher, great storyteller and friend of everyone he met. Henry will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him. Henry is preceded in death by his parents Jack and Linda Stroud, wife Lois Stroud, daughter Samantha Stroud, brother Clyde Stroud, two brothers-in-law Jim Daniel and Bob Daniel, sister-in-law Jackie Edward and other family and friends. Those who are left to treasure his memory and to continue his legacy are his loving grandchildren Alyssa Fowler of Bourbon and Jarret Stroud of Cuba, four brothers Joe and wife Shirley Stroud of Baton Rogue, Louisiana, Carrol of Monroe, Louisiana, Doulas Stroud of Texas and Hubert Stroud of California, one sister Kathlene Gremillion of Tennessee, sister-in-law Ruth Daniel of Cuba, brother-in-law Tom Daniel of Rolla, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces, great-great nephews, many students and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 3:00 till 5:00 PM at the Mizell Funeral Home, 904 W Washington Street, Cuba. Funeral service will be held at 5:00 PM Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at Mizell Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Beers officiating. Special music will be "Amazing Grace". In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Baton Rouge Scottish Rite Childhood Learning Center, 1365 Wood Way Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana or the Cuba Lions Club in Henry's memory. In keeping with Henry's wishes he will be cremated following services and his urn will be buried at Holy Cross Cemetery next to his wife Lois. The Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba is truly honored to be serving Henry's family.
Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm, Mizell Funeral Home
Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 5:00pm, Mizell Funeral Home
Holy Cross Cemetery