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Howard County councilman, Kokomo restaurant and funeral home owner, dies at 55

Jeff Stout

KOKOMO , Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) – The owner of Cone Palace restaurant in Kokomo has died.

Jeffrey Stout was also owner of Stout Funeral Homes & Crematory as well as a Howard County councilman up for re-election this year. He was 55. 

Stout was the longest-serving coroner in Howard County history, a post he held from 1991 through December 2000. He remained with the coroner’s office as a deputy coroner until his passing.

Stout was a member of Crossroads Community Church, Russiaville Fire and Ambulance Department, Russiaville Masonic Lodge, F & Am 82, and served as president for Russiaville Lions Club. He also served the Board of Directors for First Farmers Bank. 

Stout was a member of the Indiana Coroners Association since 1994, where he also had previously served as president.  

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A celebration of life was held for Stout on Friday.