Claude Stroud

Claude Stroud

Claude Stroud, 63, of Cobden, died at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at his home.

He was born on Jan. 16, 1954, the son of Claude Stroud and Mamie Rector Aldridge.

He is survived by his daughter, Keeley Leighann Wright of Anna; a son, Stephen Brantley of Texas; one grandson, Connor Wright; two sisters, Dorothy Holderfield of Herrin and Charlotte Robinson of Herrin; one brother, Carl Young of Marion; nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude Stroud and Mamie (Rector) Aldridge; and by two brothers, Bill Young and Albert Young.

He worked in the construction industry for many years.

Funeral services for Mr. Stroud were at 11 a.m. Friday, March 31, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home of Cobden, with the Rev. Jack Richardson officiating. Interment was in the Cobden Cemetery.

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Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden was in charge of arrangements.

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