Walter Calvin Stroud

Walter Calvin Stroud
BOILING SPRINGS, SC- Walter Calvin Stroud, 66, of 623 Upper Valley Falls Road, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2012. He was the husband of Judy Smith Stroud of the home.
Mr. Stroud was born in Newberry, SC, and grew up in Whitmire. He was the son of the late Walter Enlow and Ruth Sligh Stroud. He was a SC State meat inspector with Clemson University for over 43 years. He was a member of Whitmire Lutheran Church. Calvin was a graduate of Whitmire High School and attended the University of South Carolina. He had a passion for sports and was an avid Gamecock fan. For more than 25 years, he coached and volunteered with Little League sports in N. Spartanburg, impacting the lives of many. One of his favorite weekend hobbies was visiting Thunderbird Flea Market where he had many buddies. He loved being Papa to his nine grandchildren and adored spending time with his family and friends. Most of all, Calvin cherished traveling and enjoying the company of his best friend and the love of his life, Judy.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Chris and Tisha Stroud of Boiling Springs; Matt and Mary Neil Stroud of Charlotte, NC; daughters, Misty Stroud McDaniel of N. Myrtle Beach, Stacy Strawn of Charlotte, NC, and Tracy Stroud of N. Myrtle Beach. Nine grandchildren, Tyler Stroud, Mac Stroud, Henry Stroud, Chase McDaniel, Carson McDaniel, Caroline McDaniel, Anna Elizabeth McDaniel, Alana McDaniel, Jordan Strawn and one great-grandchild, Jackson McDaniel also survive him.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2012 at Eggers Funeral Home of Boiling Springs.
Graveside services will be conducted on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in Whitmire Cemetery officiated by Mr. Jesse Baker.
Memorials may be made to the , 3535 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC 29615.
The family will be at the home.
E-Condolences may be sent online at
Eggers Funeral Home,
Boiling Springs

Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from Nov. 16 to Nov. 17, 2012