DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Barry Dewitt Stroup
Barry Dewitt Stroup, 80, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away peacefully on May 25, 2021 at his home. He was born in Cleveland County, NC, son of the late Vance and Sarah McDaniel Stroup and was preceded in death by his sister, Anna Belle Shouse. Barry was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church where he faithfully served as a deacon. He was the founder of Rebel Custom Trailers and over the years owned and operated several other businesses in Kings Mountain. Barry served as Crew Chief for Stroup Racing for forty years and helped win over sixty races during his tenure. He designed and built a custom motor home that he and his wife Barbara traveled the country in. Barry loved fishing and spending time with his family. He will be missed greatly by his family, many friends, and the entire racing community.
SURVIVORS: Wife of sixty years: Barbara Welch Stroup, of the home
Son: Wally Stroup (Gina), Grover, NC
Daughter: Renee Day (Scott), Bessemer City, NC
Grandchildren: Sarah Stroup Gann (Ben), Kings Mountain, NC, Luke Stroup, Grover, NC, and Matthew Day, Bessemer City, NC
Great-Grandchild: William Gann
Brother: Ronnie Stroup (Marilyn), Kings Mountain, NC
VISITATION: Thursday, May 27, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the sanctuary of Macedonia Baptist Church
FUNERAL SERVICE: Friday, May 28, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Macedonia Baptist Church with Pastor Michael Horne officiating
INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery
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ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
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