William B. Stroup
William B. “Brownie” Stroup, 72, a resident of Muncy, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident.
Born in Montgomery, Lycoming County, on Thursday, Jan. 29, 1942, he was the son of the late William and Sara (Brown) Stroup.
Bill was the widower of Janet M. (Diltz) Stroup who preceded him in death on Jan. 8, 2012.
He was a 1960 graduate of Muncy High School and honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Bill was retired from W.A. Dehart, Inc. at New Columbia where he was employed as a deliveryman. He was presently employed by Shafer’s Disposal.
Bill was a member of the New Life Church at Pennsdale. He was a member and leader of Boy Scout Troop 70 at Picture Rocks and a member of American Legion Post 268 at Muncy. Bill enjoyed camping, especially with the Boy Scouts.
He is survived by five children, Sherry (George Lightcap) Stroup, of Blackwood, N.J., Douglas (Karen) Stroup, of Berwick, Eric (Erica) Stroup, of Picture Rocks, Richard Stroup, of Muncy, Randy Stroup, of Muncy; five grandchildren, Chylee Stroup, Sara Stroup, Benjamin Stroup, Lauren Stroup, Timothy Stroup; and two brothers, Robert (Linda) Stroup, of Troy, Ohio, and James (Chris) Stroup, of New York, N.Y.
A memorial service will be conducted from the New Life Church, 1006 Village Road, Pennsdale at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, with the Rev. Robert A. Lauver, his pastor, officiating. Interment will be in the Green Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 70, Picture Rocks, C/O Mark Hulyo, 408 S. Market St., Muncy, PA 17756.
Arrangements are being handled by the Galen R. Betzer Funeral Service, 108 N. Main St., Muncy. Please visit www.betzerfuneral.com to sign the guest book or send an e-condolence.