Harold Russell Stout

Sept. 5, 1943-Nov. 25, 2022


Harold Russell Stout of Crawfordsville passed away Friday afternoon, Nov. 25, 2022, at Ben-Hur Health. He was 79.

Mr. Stout worked at Olin Mathieson in Covington, which later became Flexel. In later years, he worked at Wabash College as a security guard. He served in the Army Reserves. He was an avid gardener.

Born Sept. 5, 1943, at Crawfordsville, he was the son of Fred Stout and Edna Mae Lough Stout. He graduated from Alamo High School in 1962, where he played basketball. He married Michele C. Whitton on May 9, 1966. She survives.

Surviving family includes: wife Michele Stout of Crawfordsville; son Matt Stout of Austin, Texas; daughter Dr. Heather Stout of Indianapolis; granddaughter Hannah Stout of Charlestown, West Virginia; great-grandson Jimmy Thomas; two brothers, Ted Stout of West Point and Dan Stout of Ladoga; sister Marilyn Showalter of Crawfordsville; along with several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother David Stout.

A gathering in memory of Harold Stout will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30 at Burkhart Funeral Home, 201 W. Wabash Ave. Memorial services will begin at 6 p.m., led by Pastor Kelly Nelson.

Online condolences may be made at www.BurkhartFH.com.