SHARPSVILLE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – John W. “Jack” Dout, 68, of Sharpsville passed away Wednesday evening, September 7, 2022, in Quality of Life Services, Grove City.

Jack was born March 22, 1954, in Sharon, a son of the late Lee and Dorothea (Stewart) Dout.

A lifelong area resident, he was a 1973 graduate of Hickory High School in Hermitage.

An automotive and diesel mechanic, Jack also specialized in auto body repair. He retired from Austintown Dairy in 2016, and was previously employed by Gassner Brother’s, Inc., Hermitage; Dean Dairy, Sharpsville and McCandless Ford, Mercer.

With a lifelong passion for dirt track racing, Jack built and serviced many race cars throughout the years. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family, especially having cookouts at the house.

His wife of 43 years, Judy Lynn (McLean) Dout, whom he married November 11, 1978, survives at home.

Also surviving are two daughters, Diane Stephens (Brian) of Knox, Pennsylvania and Deanne Dout of Sharpsville, Pennsylvania; a brother, James Dout of Hemet, California and three grandchildren, Emma, Andrew and Levi Devine, with a fourth expected any day. His furry grandson, Zorro, also survives at home.

In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by four brothers, Richard, Robert, Claire and Thomas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Don’t Stop Dreamin’, 400 Hillcrest Avenue, Grove City, PA 16127.

Calling hours will be 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon Tuesday, September 13 in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 E. State Street, Sharon. Funeral service will be immediately following at Noon, in the funeral home, with Pastor Mark Thompson, officiating.

Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage. 

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A television tribute will air Sunday, September 11 at the following approximate times: 8:58 a.m. on FOX and 9:58 p.m. on MyYTV.