Richard Charles Hout
April 6, 1921 -- November 2, 2020
Richard Charles Hout, 99, of Elkhart, died at 12:00 pm, on Monday, November
2, at Greenleaf Health Campus, Elkhart. He was born on April 6, 1921, in
Middlebury, to Charles and Marie (Mosier) Hout. On August 28, 1943 in St.
Paul's Lutheran Church, Middlebury, he married Ruth Roline Young; she died
March 16, 2014. Surviving are son, Steven Richard Hout of Edwardsburg, MI;
grandson, Jason Hout of Orion, MI; granddaughter, Julie Haddix of
Wentzville, MO; two great-grandsons, Dylan Richard Hout, Ryan Thomas
Hout; twin sisters, Joanne Leonhardt of Elkhart, Roanne (Joseph) Prough of
Goshen. He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; three sisters,
Dorothy Wades, Vivian Miller, Carol Miller; brother, Bruce Hout. Richard
served in the Navy from 1943 - 1945 and was a member of the American
Legion of LaGrange, the Moose Lodge in Goshen and the Indiana Sherriff’s'
Association. He worked as a pipe fitter for Shriner & Sons, retiring in 1986.
Graveside services with full military honors by American Legion Post 210 will
be at 2:00 pm on Friday, November 6 at Grace Lawn Cemetery, Middlebury.
Memorials may be given to Elkhart County Humane Society.
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