Obituaryof Robert R. Stout

Robert Ray Stout, age 79, resident of Fort Scott, KS, died Friday, August 23, 2019, at Via Christi Hospital, Pittsburg, KS.

He was born July 17, 1940, in Ash Grove, MO, the son of Elmer Ray and Charlene Geneva Rasnic Stout.

He graduated from Fort Scott high school with the class of 1958. He married Karen Sue Phillips on July 14, 1965.

Bob served in the Navy for 20 years before retiring. He then worked for Ray Shepherd Motors for over 30 years. He also worked security for Value Merchandisers for 20 years.

He was a dedicated, hard-working employee. In his spare time, Bob enjoyed reading western novels on the front porch, riding motorcycles and watching pro wrestling. He loved spending time with his family, especially his son and grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife Karen of the home; a son, Steve Stout, Frontenac, KS; five grandchildren, Alexia Lang, Victoria Fortenberry, Kendra Stout, Joran Stout, and Garrison Stout; nigreat-grandchildrenren, Hunter, Aiden, Madison, Felicity, Zachary, Cheyenne, Kaitleigh, Addy, Nora, and one more on the way; and two nephews, Oliver and Thomas Stout.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Howard and Jack Stout; and his parents.

There was cremation.

Graveside services will be held at 12:30 PM Tuesday, September 3rd, at the U. S. National Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Olson Frary Burkhart Post #1165 V.F.W.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM Tuesday until leaving for the cemetery at Cheney Witt Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to the Bob Stout Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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