Joseph P. Stroup 1958-2013

BRACEVILLE – Joseph Paul Stroup, 54, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at St. Joseph Health Center of natural causes.

He was born May 1, 1958, in Warren, the son of Robert Nelson and Joanne Ruth Matheny Stroup Sr.

Joseph worked at Super Kmart and was a member of the Braceville United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his mother of Braceville; a daughter, Kyla Stroup of Braceville; a son, Joseph Stroup of Dublin; two sisters, Janine Parker of Braceville and Jeannette Vesa of Warren; and a brother, Robert of Columbus.

Joseph was preceded in death by his father.

Calling hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at James Funeral Home in Newton Falls, where a memorial service will immediately follow at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Cremation has taken place.