James Franklin Stout, 82, of Pleasant Valley Road, Fairmont, passed away Monday (Dec. 4, 2017) in United Hospital Center in Bridgeport.
He was born May 24, 1935, in Flatwoods, son of the late Garnett Pearl and Leo Clutter Stout.
Mr. Stout was a graduate of East Fairmont High School. He obtained a degree from Fairmont State College for his welding services. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps., stationed in Paris Island, South Carolina. He retired from K&P Machine Shop in Grafton. He earlier served with General Engineering, with 28 years of service, and before that worked in Cleveland, Ohio, at Republic Steel and Thompson Products.
Mr. Stout enjoyed doing personal work for his friends, such as welding, fabricating and woodworking. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Ellen Glascock Stout of Fairmont, (married 60 years); a brother, Gerald Stout of Fairmont; two sisters, Mary Lea Radtka of Fairmont, and Fanny Mae and Ralph Brown of Arizona; three brothers-in-law, Elmer Glascock of Fairmont, Ronald and Maggie Glascock of Wyoming, and Randy and Daisey Glascock of Morgantown; two sisters-in-law, Helen and Bob White of Fairmont, and Kathy S. Ice of Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Ed Swick and Howard "Bud" Glascock; and four sisters-in-law, Betty Bell Stout, Alice Ann Swick, Sandra Glascock and Carol Glascock.
Mr. Stout has chosen private cremation services. Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont is in charge funeral arrangements.
he family requests that memorial donations be given to Pet Helpers, 726 East Park Ave., Fairmont, WV 27665.
Published on December 16, 2017