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Merlin W. Stroud

Merlin W. Stroud Merlin W. Stroud

Merlin W. (Mert) Stroud, 67, Marengo, died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at his home.
Born April 17, 1951, in Orange County, he was the son of the late John Harold and Evelyn Geraldine Underhill Stroud.
He was a former heavy equipment operator for the former Gohmann Asphalt, a member of Local No. 181 Union of Operating Engineers, a former member of the Lincoln Day Presenters Association and was of the Christian faith.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Joshua Paul Stroud, and a sister, Elizabeth Prior.
Survivors include his wife, the former Cathy J. Thomas; two stepsons, Abraham Blevins of Paoli and Shane Blevins of Bardstown, Ky.; two daughters, Misty L. Stands (Jason) and Kimberly A. Stroud, both of Paoli; three brothers, Ralph and Ernie Stroud, both of Marengo, and Jerry Stroud of Paoli; a sister, Carol Shelton of Marengo; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Tuesday, May 22, from 3 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, May 23, after 9 a.m. at Brow Funeral Home in Milltown.
Funeral: Wednesday, May 23, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with interment in Ames Chapel Cemetery near Paoli.
Officiant: Brother George Key.