John Maxwell Stout

John Maxwell Stout

Stout, John Maxwell, age 74, Ret. CPD, and U.S. Army Veteran, passed away peacefully on December 14, 2021 in Ft. Myers, FL. John was lovingly shepherded to his eternal rest by several family members who kept a vigil at his side. John was born in Chicago, IL on December 26, 1946 to the late Edward and late Lois (Maxwell) Stout. John was the very beloved brother of Edward (Mary Jane), Paul (Poleet), Ann, Mark (Cathy), Neal (Carolyn), David (Marcia), Lois Doree, Steven (Nancy), Vincent (Eileen), Kevin (Zofia), Phillip, Ellen Antonsen (Donald), Kenneth (Julie), and the late Martin. John was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a graduate of Southern Illinois University and Chicago State University where he earned a Master’s degree in Criminology. John was a retired member of the Chicago Police Department. John was an adored and adoring uncle to numerous nieces and nephews. John was always so proud of each of their accomplishments and treasured time spent with them. John was a trusted, loyal and loving friend to many and was esteemed by them for his kindness, gentleness, and generosity. John was a man of dignity, strength, courage, integrity with a soft heart and a gentle soul. His love, support and encouragement are the legacy of the life he lived so humbly and so well. Rest in peace, dear John.

May 18, 2022 – 10:00am cst

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