Robert W. Stroup

July 28, 2022

Robert W Stroup, formerly of Frankfort, IN passed away at his home in The Villages, FL on July 28, 2022 with family by his side.  Bob (Tobe) was born on November 23, 1931 in Sharpsville, IN to Gale and Beulah (Hargrave) Stroup.  Bob grew up in Scircleville, IN and graduated from Scircleville High School in 1949.  Bob married Dorothy J Marshall on Sept. 27, 1952 and she preceded him in death on June 30, 2017 after 64 years of marriage.  Robert served his country in US Army National Guard from 1951- 1954 at the rank of Corporal.  During his time of service, Tobe was employed at the Clinton County Farm Bureau Elevator in Scircleville.  During his 41 years of employment with the Co-op, he managed various facilities throughout Clinton County and knew many people involved in agriculture.  Tobe retired on July 1, 1991 from Agmax (Fairground Elevator).

Bob enjoyed gardening, working in his yard, and especially traveling which he did well into his later years.  Bob and Dorothy were members of the Geetingsville Presbyterian Church and Bob maintained his membership in the American Legion Post 12 even after moving to Florida in 2018.

His surviving family felt a deep honor to care for their father during the last years of his life and wish him well on his final trip.

Visitation and Services

Friends and family may visit from 9 – 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. A private burial to follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Frankfort. A “Celebration of Life” will be announced at a later date.

Survived by:

a daughter, Debra J. (Dale) McGuff of The Villages, FL and a son, Richard D. Stroup of Lebanon, IN.

Preceded by:

Along with his wife and parents, Robert was preceded in death by four brothers, John E., Gale, Richard B., and Willis F. along with one sister, Loleeta C. (Pete) Mohler.


Leave your Condolences

9 Condolences for “Robert W. Stroup”

  1. Sandy Smith August 11, 2022 at 3:46 pm

    Say hello to all our loved ones please. Hope you boys are playing basketball again.

  2. Cindy Beard August 11, 2022 at 8:33 pm

    Deb & family, so sorry to hear of your father’s passing, no words can express the loss.

  3. Susan Foresman August 11, 2022 at 10:46 pm


    So sorry to hear of your Dad passing away. Tobe was one of the good ones. I am thinking of you and your brother.

    Susan Hemmerling Foresman

  4. Phil & Gloria Crum August 15, 2022 at 3:54 pm

    So sorry to learn of the passing of Bob. With sincere sympathies.

  5. Chris Carter August 16, 2022 at 2:30 pm

    Always looked forward to talking sports, specifically basketball, with Tobe at the Fairground elevator when delivering grain. What a great guy. I have many cherished memories with him. Praying for all of you.

  6. Bush Fullerton August 18, 2022 at 11:25 am

    Dick and Deb,
    Now your parents can go for eternity after 64 years down here. Your memories are great treasures.

    Peace be with You,
    Bush Fullerton

  7. Andy Robertson August 20, 2022 at 9:39 am

    I worked for Tobe at Kirklin and Fairground Elevators. He was a great guy to be around and work with. I’m sorry for your loss.

  8. Becky Wray Long August 21, 2022 at 7:27 pm

    Richard and Deb,
    Thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this time.

  9. Gary Sexton August 23, 2022 at 4:44 pm

    Dear Deb and Dick,

    Sorry to hear about the passing of your father and also the passing of your mother awhile back.

    Take care and be well,

    Yours Truly

    Gary Sexton

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