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Gary Milton Kroah

February 10, 1939 — December 18, 2022

Siloam Springs, Arkansas

 

Pastor Gary Milton Kroah, 83, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on December 18th, 2022, at the Northwest Medical Center of Springdale, Arkansas.

 

Gary was born February 10th, 1939, to William Thomas Kroah and Eletha Letty Kelly Kroah in Bradford, Pennsylvania.  He married the love of his life, Carol Marie Stoughton on June 6, 1959 in Eldred, Pennsylvania, celebrating 63 years of marriage.

 

Gary was a bi-vocational minister for 54 years, having been a pastor or on staff at ten different churches in six different states, including The Assembly Church in Siloam Springs. He worked for Reuland Electric Company in CA for 13 years, which produced electric motors, working his way from stockman up to being General Manager. He enjoyed working outside in the yard, singing in the choir at church, playing dominoes, working out with his wife at the JBU Walton Life Center and traveling, being instrumental in arranging trips for the Senior Adults Group at a church in Covina, CA. Gary attended the Fellowship Bible Church and the Sager Creek Community Church.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son William “Bill” Kroah; and one sister, Judy Barber.

 

He is survived by his wife, Carol Kroah of the home; two daughters, Becky Duncan and husband Mike of Salisbury, NC, and Carolyn Hickey and husband Bob of Siloam Springs; one daughter-in-law, Darlene Kroah of Graham, WA; one brother, Dr. Don Kroah of Alexandria, VA; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; along with many other family members and friends.

  

A visitation will be held from 5:00pm-8:00pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Siloam Springs.

 

Funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2022, at 2:00 pm at The Assembly Church. Pastor Don Kroah and Pastor Gary Wheat will officiate the services. Burial will be held at the Oak Hill Cemetery.

 

Arrangements are entrusted to the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.backstrom-pyeatte.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christian Broadcasting Network. 

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Backstrom Pyeatte Funeral Home - Siloam Springs

1401 E Main St, Siloam Springs, AR 72761

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Thursday, December 22, 2022

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Thursday, December 22, 2022

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