Leonard W. Stroud Jr.


Leonard W. Stroud Jr., 28, of Avis, passed away suddenly on Thursday morning, August 10, 2017, at Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital.

Born Sept. 10, 1988, in Williamsport, he was a son to Leonard W. and Barbara (Moyer) Stroud, both of Avis.

Lenny was a 2006 graduate of Jersey Shore High School, where he played football and track and field. Earlier in his life he played baseball for many years.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman, including ice fishing. His passion was racing 4 cylinders and late model cars at Clinton County Motorsports Speedway and Selinsgrove Speedway. He loved collecting many things including fishing poles, guns and ammo.

Surviving are his loving wife, Elijah M. “Ellie” Stroud, they were united in marriage September 24, 2006; his devoted dog, Kimber; three siblings, George S. Ergott, of Pine Creek, Brandy (Casey) Fenstermaker, of Pine Grove, and Erika West, of Elimsport; paternal grandmother, Alice B. Stroud; maternal grandmother, Amelia Moyer; nieces and nephews, Zay, Sydney, Ethan, Connor, Madison, Cassidy, and Callie; and his God daughter, Aubree.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, James H. Stroud Sr., and his maternal grandfather, George S. Moyer.

A funeral service honoring the life of Lenny will be held 7 p.m. Sunday evening, August 13, 2017, at Lifetree Church, 500 River Road, Jersey Shore. A time of visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Arrangements entrusted to Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, Jersey Shore.

Online condolences may be at www.WelkerFuneralHome.com.