Larry Eugene Stroup, 73, of Greenbrier, passed away on Saturday July 3, 2021, at Skyline Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday July 9th at 2:00 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Greenbrier with Pastor Donnie Bryant and Pastor Gary Dillard officiating. A private family committal service will be held on Wednesday July 14th in the Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors. Pallbearers will be Butch Savage, Jeremiah Pierce, Riley Putman, Terry Wilson, Wayne Dugger, Joe Taylor, Ken Campbell, and Ivan Bell. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of American Legion Post 45 and the VFW Post 2120 in Greenbrier. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Robertson County Funeral Home and on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the Calvary Baptist Church in Greenbrier.
Mr. Stroup was born November 1, 1947, in Paola, Kansas to the late Clare Francis and Marjorie Louise Griffith Stroup. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in Vietnam. Mr. Stroup was a retired accountant with Harris County in Houston, Texas and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Greenbrier. He was a member of the VFW Post 2120 and the American Legion Post 45, where he was a Past Commander, in Greenbrier. He was a former Alderman with the City of Greenbrier. Mr. Stroup was currently serving as Chaplain to the City of Greenbrier Police Department, as a board member with the Greenbrier Historical Society, as a member of the City of Greenbrier Planning and Zoning committee, and as a volunteer with the NorthCrest Auxiliary. He loved watching sports and watching his grandchildren play golf.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother: David Stroup. Mr. Stroup is survived by his wife of 46 years: Joyce Carlson Stroup of Greenbrier, by his sons and daughters-in-law: Greg and Nid Carlson of Phuket, Thailand, Ben and Brooke Stroup of Greenbrier, by is aunt: Betty Griffith of Kansas, by his grandchildren: Carter and Caden Stroup, and by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 45 or the VFW Post 2120 in Greenbrier. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.
Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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