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James Ernest Stroud, Jr. – November 9, 2017

James Ernest Stroud, Jr., of Amarillo Texas, passed away on November 9, 2017 at home.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 13, 2017 in Polk Street United Methodist Church Chapel with Dr. Burt Palmer officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Ernest was the son of former Amarillo mayor J.Ernest Stroud and Nell Stroud, both deceased, and predeceased by a sister  Sherelle Culp Rouche. He leaves behind brothers Richard R. Stroud and wife Carol, Tim H. Stroud and partner Kitty Houlehen of Port Washington, Wisconsin,  sister Gaynor Tucker and husband L. Dean Tucker, 4 nephews and 2 nieces, 1 great niece and 3 great nephews ,and cousin Keith Hume of Amarillo.


  • Pan Sticksel Posted November 11, 2017 8:23 pm

    My love to all Ernest’s family. He was such a wonderful person and friend AND canasta player. I cherish the time we all had together.
    I am in AZ all next week so I won’t be able to be there on Monday.
    Thinking of his new journey with the Lord.

  • Lynn Singleton Posted November 11, 2017 8:43 pm

    I can’t count the number of canasta games I’ve played with Ernest—my home—his home—and elsewhere. He liked my egg salad sandwiches (he said!) and I had been looking for a date to fix lunch and play canasta. He will be missed a lot by me!

  • Lynn Singleton Posted November 11, 2017 8:46 pm

    I’ve enjoyed a lot of canasta games with Ernest—my home—his home—and elsewhere. He liked my egg salad sandwiches (he said!) and I was looking for a day to fix lunch and have a game. He will be greatly missed by me!

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