William J. "Tojo" Strode, 78, of Scottsville, KY passed away Monday, January 18, 2021 at Hospice House of Southern Kentucky. The Scottsville, KY native was a retired employee of General Electric and A.O. Smith, a Viet Nam U.S. Army veteran and member of Corinth General Baptist Church. He was a son of the late David Clay Strode and Emma Willoughby Strode.
He is survived by his wife: Wanda Strode, Scottsville, KY;
1 son: Jr. Strode and wife, Michelle, Scottsville, KY;
1 daughter: Heidi Paris and husband, Richard, Scottsville, KY;
1 brother: David Strode and wife, Mary Lois, Scottsville, KY;
1 sister: Ann Adler, Scottsville, KY;
1 sister-in-law: Jean Strode, Scottsville, KY;
4 grandchildren: Maria Paris and fiance', Brandon Brown; Erika Johnson (Tyler), Jacob Strode and Emily Strode;
5 great grandchildren: Brantley Brown, Hunter Brown, Autumn Brown, Sadie Brown and Rilee Brown.
He was preceded in death by 1 brother: Donald Strode and 1 brother-in-law: Fritz Adler.
Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon Thursday at Goad Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Harper officiating and burial in Allen County Memorial Gardens with military honors by Glasgow D.A.V. Chapter 20. Visitation will be 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday and after 7:00 A.M. Thursday until funeral time. According to the Kentucky Funeral Director's Association social distancing and face mask are REQUIRED and NO PUBLIC lounge is available.
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