Lee Charles Stout

October 28, 1959 - August 25, 2020
Lee Charles Stout


Lee Charles Stout, 60, died August 25, 2020. He was born on October 28, 1959 to Louis John Stout and Anne (Carothers) Stout. He was raised in Nyack, NY. His parents predecease him.

Lee is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Christine (DeGroat) Stout; his son, Ryan Stout; daughters, Allison Stout and Sarah Stout; sisters, Kathy Elmendorf, Joanne Gleason; mother and father-in-law, Linda and Brooke DeGroat; sister-in-law, Stephanie VanDerHeide and family; brother-in-law, Michael DeGroat and family; many nieces and nephews and his special friend and companion, “Abbie”.

Lee had a wonderful sense of humor, always making people laugh. He enjoyed working on computers and cars. He was employed by New York State Bridge Authority and worked on the Bear Mountain Bridge, in particular. He loved his kids very much.

A memorial service will be held later and announced.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like to honor two charities that Lee supported. In honor of his memory please consider a donation to Tunnels to Towers Fund and Lower Cape Fear LifeCare.

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  • August 28, 2020
    Margarita Wheeler says:
    Life is the greatest gift that God has given us. Death is only a bridge to eternal life. He was blessed with a wonderful family and you can be certain he will always be with you. Richard, Margarita, Trent and Steven Wheeler

  • August 28, 2020
    Jim Long says:
    Lee was a great guy, I worked with him for years on the Bear Mountain Bridge and was happy to call him a friend. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time

  • September 02, 2020
    Joanne Gleason says:
    I am totally grateful for the time I was able to spend with my brother and his family during his last weeks It was a tremendous blessing, He was a great husband and awesome dad and a brother that was always there for me.

  • September 02, 2020
    Linda Duncan says:
    Chrissy, I didn't get a chance to meet you or Lee, but I just know he is a beautiful husband and father, so lovingly exibited through his children that I have met Ryan, Allison and Sarah. May God comfort you and Lee's entire family though this difficult time. Love and prayers, Linda

  • September 10, 2020
    Linda Degroat says:
    Lee was a wonderful son in law and he will be sadly missed. He always tried to kid with me. Made us laugh.