Pat Stout of Gravois Mills, Missouri


Patrick “Pat” Stout, 74, of Gravois Mills, Missouri, and formerly of Perry passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 10 from 1-7 p.m., with family present to greet friends from 4-7 p.m., at the Carris Family Funeral Home and Cremation Care in Perry. A private family graveside service will be held in the Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry, Iowa.

Memorials may be given in Pat’s name and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent at

Patrick “Pat” Everett Stout was born March 15, 1946, in Perry, Iowa, to Charles and Alice (Farley) Stout.

He graduated from Perry High School in 1964.

Pat was united in marriage to Sandra Lou Smothers at the First Presbyterian Church in Perry June 1, 1968. They made their home in the Berkley and Perry area.

As a skilled craftsman, Pat worked as a brick mason for his entire career. During this time, he either volunteered his services or worked on several community projects that are still visible today. A few of his many projects are the Perry welcome sign located on the east side of town, the Pattee Park band shell improvements and the brick pavers outside of the Perry Public Library.

After a long career, he retired to the lake, where he enjoyed fishing, playing cribbage, Cardinals baseball and Green Bay Packers football.

In death he rejoins his beloved wife, Sandy; and his parents, Charles and Alice.

Left to cherish Pat’s memory are his children, Jason (DeeAnn) Stout of Norwalk, Iowa, and Misty (Jim) Von Behren of Perry; grandchildren, Ashley Stout of Altoona and Elivia Stout of Norwalk; great-grandchild, Kenleigh Stout of Altoona; grand dogs, Ellie Mae and Fred; siblings, Willard (Kate) Stout, Charlotte Jane Berry, Michael (Jane Ann) Stout, Catharina Blaser, Sue Hegstrom, Dan Stout, Diana Brown, Andy (Diane) Stout, Anna Larsen and Sara Guzman; and close friends, Denny and Dixie Nelson.


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