Donald Richard Stroup, 84, died Wednesday July 22, 2020 at his home in Garden City, Kansas. He was born July 20, 1936 in Alta, Iowa.
Richard married Ruth Marie Waterman on December 5, 1965. The two of them relocated their young family in 1980 to Garden City for Richard’s job. Richard devoted 40 years to what was then Freezer Services, now known as Americold Logistics.
Richard is described as a quiet man, when he spoke he made it count as it was something you truly needed to hear. He loved his family deeply and enjoyed watching westerns, especially anything with John Wayne. He was a talented carpenter and enjoyed collecting things like pocket watches, coins, and guns. He loved his animals, all of them, dogs, cats, even the chickens!
Survivors include his wife- Ruth, Children- Paul, Todd, and Beth, Sisters- Carolyn, Betty, Wanda, and Linda, Grandchildren- Kyla, Brooke, and Hunter, Step-Grandchildren- Derrick and Amy, and Great-Granddaughter- Katalina. Richard was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 am Wednesday July 29, 2020 at Garnand Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Richard Stroup Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. 7th Street, Garden City, KS 67846.