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John Prout

PROUT, John Alton- age 91, of East Kemptville, Yarmouth Co., N.S. passed away peacefully at Yarmouth Regional Hospital on February 3, 2018. Born in Kemptville, Yarmouth Co., on April 2, 1926, he was a son to the late James Arthur and FayAlene
PROUT, John Alton- age 91, of East Kemptville, Yarmouth Co., N.S. passed away peacefully at Yarmouth Regional Hospital on February 3, 2018. Born in Kemptville, Yarmouth Co., on April 2, 1926, he was a son to the late James Arthur and FayAlene (Randall) Prout. John was a WWII Veteran who served from 1944-1946 and then worked many years in the logging industry and as a guide at Oak Hill and Birchdale Camps. After moving to Ontario, he worked at TPT and DuPont Whitby. Next he moved to Huntsville where he owned and operated Red Deer Cottages and Campground. John was a lover of all things nature. He was an avid outdoors-man who loved to hunt, fish, and then tell stories of hunting and fishing. He is survived by his daughters, Carmen Cope (Lawrence Smith), Shelley Prout; sons, John Prout Jr. (Judy), James Prout; 7 grandchildren, 7 step grandchildren and many great and great great- grandchildren. John was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. Visitation was held Friday, February 9, 2018 from 7-9 p.m. at Sweeny’s Funeral Home. A funeral service was held Saturday, February 10 at 11 a.m., Rev. Dr. Jim Rhyno officiated. Interment followed in Lakeview Cemetery in Kemptville. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Tri County V.O.N or the Kemptville United Baptist Church. On-line condolences may be sent to: Sweenysfh@eastlink.ca or you may sign the guestbook on-line at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.net

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