Family Login:

Share This Obituary

Arrangements made by

Tucker Funeral Home

113 North Third Street
Central City, KY 42330
Get Directions

Profile of Tucker Funeral Home

View Phone Number
View Fax Number
Email Us

Army Emblem

CROFTON - Richard Otis Stroud, 79, of Crofton, died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 11:30PM at his home. Mr. Stroud was born January 30, 1934 in Bremen. He was a logger and member of Knobbs Church of God of Prophecy in Rumsey. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He loved old country music, outdoor activities, baseball and UK basketball, playing guitar, and logging. He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther and Claircy Higgs Stroud; brothers Clifford Stroud, William Stroud, James Stroud, and Charles Stroud; and sisters Rachel Markwell, Barbara Jones, and Elizabeth Jones.

Survivors include his wife, Viola Stroud; daughters Buffy Stroud of Crofton and Tammy Bales of Dayton, OH; sons Cody Stroud of Crofton and Copy Stroud of Hopkinsville; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and brothers Raymond Stroud and Laster Stroud.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 12:00 noon at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. J.W. Haire officiating, assisted by Rev. Nathan Baize. Burial in Gish Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at