William K. Stout, SR. (Dad, Papaw Mary) age 80, of Strawberry Plains, passed away Monday, January 23, 2017 at U.T. Medical Center. He attended Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Preceded in death by parents, Will Ed and Jessie Kyker Stout; brothers, Herbert Allen, Jimmy Lynn and John Kyle Stout; sisters, Judy Ann Stout, Martha Lindsey and Wilma Bergin; granddaughter, Elizabeth Stout; great-grandson, Brodee Stout.
Survivors: wife of 57 and a half years, Mary E. Kitts Stout of Strawberry Plains; sons, William K. Stout, JR. (Glenda Sue) and Ronald Joseph Stout (Kathleen); daughter, Carol Stout Riddle; grandchildren, Jeremy Lee Stout (Emily), Jonah Andrew Stout (Lacey), Samantha Stout Sherrod (Casey), Kimberly, Kelly, Becky and Patty Grace Stout, Kenna, Jessa and Emily Riddle; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Joseph Dewey Stout (Barbara) of Columbia, SC; several nieces and nephews; and a great big bunch of friends. He was the light and love of Mary's life.
Family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Stevens Mortuary with a chapel service to follow at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Darren Kitts and Rev. Don Rose officiating. Family and friends will meet 10:45 a.m. Friday at Caledonia Cemetery for an 11:00 a.m. graveside service and interment. Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to, Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 8807 Pleasant Hill Road, Knoxville, TN 37924. Serving the family, Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.