Daniel James Stroud


    Daniel James Stroud of St. James, Missouri was born on December 13, 1933 in Dexter, Missouri to Robert and Cora May Rose Stroud and passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the age of 85 years, 5 months, and 2 days.


    He married Lola Marie Taylor on July 12, 1955 in DeSoto County, Mississippi.
    Daniel loved to go coon, deer and duck hunting. He also loved to go fishing. He had a coon dog that was a hunting champion for three years. He loved inviting people out to his house.
    He was a Pentocostal preacher, a gospel bass singer and loved to sing and sang on the radio. He also loved to sing with his famly and to do traveling with them also.
    He was a laborer in an Organ Factory for many years, before he became a farmer.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Cora Mae Rose Stroud; daughter, Sarah Swaringam; sister, Hazel Baker and brother-in-law, Herbert Baker; one granddaughter, Emily Ann Bell; and one nephew, David Baker.
    He is survived by sons, James Daniel Stroud and William Stroud, both of Vienna, Missouri; daughters, Lola Gross and husband Paul of O’Fallon, Missouri and Linda and Garland Pyatt of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019 with Tim Blackwell officiating at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
    Burial was in the St. James Cemetery in St. James, Missouri.
    Arrangments under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.