George William Stroube, 60, an owner and director of the Alexandria Dukes baseball team and a retired official of the Army Materiel Command, died at Mount Vernon Hospital Aug. 11 following a heart attack. He lived in Lincolnia, Va.
Mr. Stroube was a native of Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind. He served in the Army in the Atlantic in World War II. He was an accountant with the Army Materiel Command from 1945 until he retired in 1971.
From 1964 to 1979, he was owner and operator of the Lincolnia Mobile Service Center. In the 1970s, he also owned and operated the Yum Yum boutiques in Baileys Cross Roads and Virginia Beach.
Mr. Stroube was a past president of the PTA at Thomas Jefferson High School and a former Justice of the Peace in Warwick County, Va. He was a volunteer with the Special Olympics Committee of Virginia and a former officer with the Virginia Gasoline Retailers Association, the George Mason University Patriot Educational Foundation, the Lincolnia United Methodist Church, the Lincolnia Lions Club, the Fairfax County Republican Party and the Fairfax County Board of Social Services.
He sponsored many local sports teams in the Northern Virginia area and was a sports volunteer at Thomas Jefferson High School.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth of Lincolnia; two daughters, Dianne C. of Virginia Beach, and Johanna S. Mitchem of Alexandria; a son, Dr. Robert B. of Richmond; his parents, retired Col. and Mrs. E.O. Stroube, and a sister, Johanna Zubras, all of Dallas, Tex.; a brother, Hal of Washington, and one grandson.