Former longtime Kansas resident Winfred Leon Stout, 81, passed away peacefully on 20 September at his assisted living facility in Richardson, TX.
Winfred, affectionately known as Leon was born 14 July 1941, in Parker KS, to Claude and Mildred Stout.
Leon attended and graduated high school with the Erie KS class of 1959. Leon spent a lifelong career in the management of soft goods / clothing manufacturing industry. He spent many years in the Southeast Kansas area with companies such as Stevie Toggs/Fred Ronalds and Brodericks. The twilight years of his career were spent with Wee Ones in St. Louis.
Leon had a love and passion for music was a talented musician and singer and spent many years and long hours performing and playing dances around the four-state region. Leon began playing trumpet and bass guitar in high school, which led to the creation and management of the many bands across a span of more than 40 years.
Leon was preceded in death by parents Claude and Mildred Stout; his beloved wife, Patti Ruth Stout; son, George Bradley Stout. Leon is survived by children, Michael Brian Stout (wife Jackie), Kelly Brandon Stout (wife Donna), and Penni Lynn Bouse (husband James); grandchildren, Taytum Briann Stout, Shelbi Aaren Moore (husband Andrew), Mician BW Stout, and Michael Bradley Stout; great grandchildren, Everly, Sadie, Vada and Beau.
A celebration of life service will take place at the Christ Church of Neodesha in the near future. No additional information at this time. To leave the family a special message of condolence, visit www.loranfawcettfuneralhome.com.