RIVERTON, KANSAS: Howard Raymond Outt of Riverton, Kansas died suddenly, February 8, 2021.
Mr. Outt was born May 5, 1929 in Crestline, Kansas, the eldest son of Howard Outt, Sr. and Grace May (Kreiger) Outt.
He was graduated in 1947 from Riverton High School, and two weeks later, he joined a friend and journeyed to Shoshone, Idaho where he was employed as a migrant farm worker harvesting beans. He understood about hard work.
In 1948, he journeyed to Indiana, where he met Betty Ann King, to whom he was married May 7, 1949. Mr. Outt was employed by Ford Motor Company, from where he retired in 1991.
Mr. Outt was pre-deceased by two brothers, Nelson Outt and Frank Outt.
He is survived by two brothers, Robert Outt of Neosho, Missouri and Kenneth Outt of Galina, Kansas, and one sister, Mary Lou Householder of Nevada, Missouri. He is also survived by two sons, Thomas Outt of San Francisco, California and Kevin Outt of Phoenix, Arizona and daughter-in-law Mary Outt. In addition, he is survived by two grandchildren, Allison Cart and Tyler Outt, and four great-grandchildren, Andrew, Daymin, Bailey and Prescot, all of Indiana.
The burial will take place on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery, Galena, Kansas. Due to inclement weather, the burial will be a private graveside service.