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Allen Wesley Stroud II

May 27, 1988 — December 29, 2019

On December 29th, 2019, the world lost a precious soul when Allen Wesley Stroud II of Madison, Alabama passed away following a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was a lifelong resident of Madison, and a 2006 graduate of Bob Jones High School. In 2019 he was inducted in the School’s Hall of Fame, following in the footsteps of his father, Wes Stroud, who was inducted in 2015. 

Allen graduated with a BS degree from Auburn University and was affiliated with many organizations, serving as president of Sigma Pi fraternity and the Young Republicans. He was very proud of his relationship with these outstanding young people.

He began his career with Channel 48 in 2013, fulfilling a lifelong ambition. As an award-winning journalist, he had a passion for reporting events that were impactful and significant for residents of all communities in North Alabama. 

He is survived by his parents, Jan Kirby Stroud and Wesley Dean Stroud, Jr., and beloved sister, Megan Kirby Stroud. Paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Dean Stroud, Sr. (Melba Carlisle). Uncles Kenneth Maurice Kirby, and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Carlisle Stroud (Deborah). Aunt Nina Stroud Smith (Dennis).  Great Aunts Ruth Kirby Sanders, Blanche Harman Armstrong, and Nancy Stroud Adair (Billy), several cousins, and countless friends.

He was preceded in death by his cherished Grandmommy and Papa, maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kelley Maurice Kirby (Atha Harman).

Visitation will be held at Legacy Chapel in Madison on Saturday, January 4th from 1-4 p.m. The funeral service will be at Asbury United Methodist Church in Madison on Sunday, January 5th, followed by interment at Huntsville Memory Gardens.

In memory of a life so beautifully lived and a heart so deeply loved, contributions in Allen’s name can be made to The Huff Project (, or in support of lung cancer research to Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center ( or Clearview Cancer Institute (

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, January 4, 2020

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Legacy Chapel Funeral Home and Crematory

16 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758

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Funeral Service

Sunday, January 5, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Asbury United Methodist Church

980 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758

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