John Kevin Crout

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    - L Butler
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CHARLESTON - Funeral services will be held for John Kevin Crout at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Columbia, Monday, January 17, 2011, at 2 p.m. with burial following in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, in Columbia.

John grew up in Ebenezer Lutheran Church and, on moving to Charleston, joined Saint Matthews Lutheran Church. He graduated from Richland Northeast High School where he served as student body president, lettered in football and wrestling and was voted the Most Outstanding Senior Member of Student Senate. He was elected to Boys State and represented South Carolina at Boys Nation. He graduated from The Citadel where he was an honor student. He went on to graduate from the University of South Carolina Law School and had been employed by Laddaga-Garrett Law Firm, Martin Law Firm, Charleston County Solicitors Office, Clawson and Staubes, LLC, and was currently Assistant Attorney General with the S.C. Attorney Generals Office. He had been a member of Toastmasters of Charleston and had been active with longtime friends in fundraisers for Carolina Children's Home.

He is survived by his parents, the Rev. Jacob Harry Crout and Mrs. Joyce Lord Crout, his brother, David H. Crout, David's wife, Carolyn, and nieces, Townsend and Alden. Memorials may be made to the Capital Fund of Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 1301 Richland St., Columbia, SC 29201 and to The Citadel Foundation, 171 Moultrie St., Charleston, SC 29409.

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Published in The State on Jan. 15, 2011
John Kevin Crout
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501 Elmwood Ave | Columbia, SC 29201 | (803) 252-2133
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