Bounds Funeral Home

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George V. Stroup Jr.

September 25, 1938May 16, 2020

George V. Stroup, Jr, 81, of Salisbury passed away, Saturday, May 16, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late George V. Stroup, Sr. and Mary Louise Cramer Stroup. George served in the United States Navy and was a member and Past Commander of the Salisbury Power Squadron. He had a passion for boating safety and taught many Boating Safety Courses. He was a “Jack of all Trades” and enjoyed time in the garage working on his cars and boats. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Arla Stroup; two daughters; Christie Everd and her husband Joe, and Gynene Sullivan and her husband Rob; sister, Martha Drennen and her husband Gene; nephews, Chuck Drennen and his wife Cara and Bob Drennen; great-nephew, Ben Drennen and his wife Lexi. He was preceded in death by a great-nephew, John Drennen. A private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of George to Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802, your local Blood Bank, or your local food pantry. Visit www.boundsfuneralhome.com to share stories or memories with the family.


  • Arla Stroup, Wife
  • Christie Everd & Joe, Daughter
  • Gynene Sullivan & Rob, Daughter
  • Martha Drennen & Gene, Sister
  • Chuck Drennen & Cara, Nephew
  • Bob Drennen, Nephew
  • Ben Drennen & Lexi, Great Nephew
  • John Drennen, Great Nephew (deceased)
  • George V. Stroup, Sr., Father (deceased)
  • Mary Louise Cramer Stroup, Mother (deceased)

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  • Coastal Hospice


  • Private Family Service


George V. Stroup Jr.

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gary hughes

May 22, 2020

George was a shipmate and friend he made the navy experience very memorial for me rest in the arms of our lord old friend

William C. Davenport

May 22, 2020

It has been a pleasure to have known George. We met in the Navy aboard the USS Basilone DDE 824 in 1958 served with him for two years. And a friendship that has lasted all these years. George will be missed by all who knew him.
Arla and Girls so sorry for your loss. May God give you peace at this time. Dave & Cookie Davenport

Karen Stroup

May 21, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss! I have fond memories of seeing your family at the Stroup reunion.
Prayers and hugs!

Dawn Baldwin

May 21, 2020

When coming to visit my parents John and Carol Alex it was always fun to have dinner with George and Arla. Such good friends! Sending you much love and hugs - we will miss him.
Dawn Baldwin


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