William Gilbert Stroud
William Gilbert Stroud
  • July 15, 1946 - February 26, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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William Gilbert Stroud, Jr. passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the age of 70. He was born on July 15, 1946 in Natchitoches, Louisiana. He is survived by loving wife of 50 years, Patricia Tina Thomas Stroud; son, William Gilbert Stroud, III; daughter, Susan Michelle Stroud Sewell (David); sister, Elizabeth Stroud Arthur; grandchildren, Abigail Elizabeth Sewell and Isabella Patricia Stroud; Michelle (mother of Isabella); numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews; many brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws; and his cat, Endymion Lee Stroud, AKA “Mr. Minni.”

He graduated from NSU in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He worked as the Chief Financial Officer of Georges Enterprises and was a former employee of Arthur Anderson Company and William B. Reily. He was a member of The Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, St. Patrick’s Church, and Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at 1 PM on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home in New Orleans. The visitation will begin at 11 AM. Burial to follow at All Saints Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Patrick’s Church, 724 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130; Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor, 2635 State St, New Orleans, LA 70118; or the St. Joseph’s Abbey, 75376 River Rd, St. Benedict, LA 70457.