Tuesday 1 March 2016

Death of a retired Police Officer : Sgt 63 John Reginald Stout

Margaret & Reg StoutIt is with deepest regret that we have to advise you of the death of a retired Police Officer : Sgt 63 John Reginald Stout, who died on Friday 26th February 2016, aged 83 years.
Reg joined Durham Constabulary on 10th September 1949 as a Cadet Clerk and served until 22nd November 1950.
He returned to the Constabulary on 20th December 1952 when he was appointed as PC 1103 and went on to serve at Stockton, Fencehouses, Houghton, traffic/motor patrols and Control Room. He returned to Traffic Patrols in July 1967 where he was promoted to Sgt in 1968. He remained in various traffic/motor patrol roles until 1975 when he joined motor school as an instructor and he remained in this role until he retired on pension on 31st May 1981.
Reg has also been a member of the Durham Constabulary Choir since he was a cadet.
He is survived by his wife Margaret.
Funeral service is to be held at 12:45 on Tuesday 8th March 2016 at Mary Magdalene Church, Belmont.  The service is not private and friends and former colleagues are asked to please meet at church.  There are to be family flowers only however donations if so desired can be made to the British Heart Foundation.
Our thoughts are with the Margaret, their family and friends at this sad time.

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