Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Rickey Stroud


08/12/1980 - 06/29/2020


Rickey "Little Rick" Terrance Stroud, age 39 of Andrews, NC passed away Monday, June 29, 2020.

He was a native of Cherokee County, NC and the son of Marlene Mathis Griffith and husband Malcolm Griffith and the late Rickey Stroud. Little Rick loved flashlights and infant babies. He enjoyed being outdoors; hiking, camping, fishing and hunting. He was willing to help others and had a heart of gold. Little Rick was a member of Bethabara Baptist Church in Hayesville.

In addition to his mother and step-father, he is survived by four sisters, Kayla Stroud, Nessie Stroud, Little Lacey Stroud and Alexandria Stroud; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm, Sunday, July 5, 2020 at the Bethabara Baptist Church in Hayesville. Rev. Waylon Gibby, Little Rick's cousin and best friend will conduct the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jonathan Taylor, Eric Stephens, Kayla Stroud, Nessie Stroud and Malcolm Griffith.

The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm, Sunday, July 5, 2020 at the Bethabara Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to help the family with funeral expenses at PO Box 10, Murphy, NC 28906.

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