Joe Arnold Stout, age 55, passed away on June 18, 2015, at Ardmore, Okla. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 22, 2015, at Dixie Cemetery in Ringling, Okla., with Jeremy Stout officiating.
Joe was born on April 8, 1960, to Joe Leon Stout and Noreta Lou (Matheson) Stout in San Pablo, California. In 1963, the family moved to Ardmore, Oklahoma. Joe attended Ardmore schools and graduated with the Ardmore High School Class of 1979. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and after being honorably discharged, he returned to Ardmore. Joe met and married MyLynda Hollingsworth on July 31, 1999, at Lake Murray. He was an avid sports fan and supported the Ardmore Tigers and the OU Sooners. He was a member of the Guns of Sipokni, where he loved to reenact old west gunfights and western scenes. Joe will be remembered for his passion and for playing pranks on family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Joe is survived by his wife, MyLynda Stout, of the home; one brother, Jerry w. Stout, and wife, Maridel Woodley Stout; numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and a host of family and friends who loved him dearly.
Those serving as pallbearers will be Brian Himelright, James Hollingsworth, Michael Waller, Matthew Groves, Micah Groves, and Ryan Brunk. Honorary bearers will be David Bailey, Dale Moore, Michael Stout, and Jeremy Stout.
Family will be receiving friends for a visitation 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Griffin ~ Hillcrest Funeral Home.
Condolences may be left at www.Griffin~HillcrestFH.com.