Irving Clifton Stroop, age 87, beloved husband and father, passed away on Jan. 17, 2013.
He was born on April 18, 1925, son of the late Irving Clifton Stroop Sr. and Fannie Belle Holmes Stroop. He was a native of Readyville and co-owner of Advanced Commercial Refrigeration. Irving served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a devout Christian and a member of the Minerva Drive Church of Christ.
Irving was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 58 years, Shirley Stroop; and sister, Irene Rentschler. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Stroop of Murfreesboro; sons, Terry (Twila) Stroop of Tullahoma, Edwin (Dianne) Stroop of Murfreesboro; daughter, Karen Barton of Tullahoma; brother, Ernest Stroop of Donelson; sister, Rachel Elrod of Nashville; 12 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Church service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Minerva Drive Church of Christ with Ron Harper officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home; 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com