Linda Hancock Stroud



Cheraw, SC

Mrs. Linda Hancock Stroud, age 74, entered into rest on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at her home. Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, July 23, 2016 at St. Paul United Methodist Church by Pastor Bruce Adams with burial to follow in the Chesterfield Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.

Mrs. Stroud was born March 27, 1943 in Ruby, SC a daughter of the late William Ellis “Dude” and Amy Gulledge Hancock. She, along with her husband, founded the family business, John F. Stroud and Son, Inc. in 1969 and worked alongside of him for many years. A member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, Linda was always active in the community helping in any way she could. Her hobbies included working in her yard, cutting grass, cleaning the pool, but her favorite pastime was time spent with her grandson, Jackson.

In addition to her parents, Linda was also preceded in death by 3 sisters, Betty H. Gaddy, Mary H. Morris, and Louise H. Mills; and 2 brothers, Jimmy Edward Hancock and James Dean “J.D.” Hancock.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, John F. “Dunk” Stroud of the home; son, Jody (Michelle) Stroud of Chesterfield, SC; daughter, Amy Ruth Stroud of Cheraw, SC; grandson, Jackson Alexander Stroud; brothers, Manley (Glennie) Hancock of Ruby, SC, and Glenn Hancock of Cheraw, SC; also numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Kindred at Home Healthcare, and the staff of Chesterfield Convalescent Center, and each caregiver that assisted in caring for Mrs. Stroud.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chesterfield County, P.O. Box 293, Chesterfield, SC 29709

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC ( is serving the Stroud Family.