Richard C. Doutt, 85, of Butler, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at VNA Inpatient Hospice.
He was born January 10, 1934 in Butler, the son of the late William Ralph and Claire “Irene” (Martin) Doutt.
Richard was a veteran of the Army and served during the Korean War. He organized and was one of the co-founders of the Butler City Recreation Basketball League in the 70’s where he coached for 10 years. Richard had worked for Pullman Standard as a welder. He had fund raised and installed mercury vapor lights in the early 80’s at Pullman Park. He was also president of the Butler Area Baseball Association for many years and managed baseball for 22 years. He enjoyed casino bus trips and gardening.
Surviving are his wife, Esther G. Doutt, whom he married 2/16/1957 of Butler, a son, Richard (Andrea) E. Doutt of Butler, a daughter, Connie (Lenny) A. King of Butler, 2 grandchildren, Heather N. King and Rachel L. Doutt, a sister, Eileen Graham of Carlisle, and a brother, Gary Doutt of Chicora.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, James R. Doutt and 5 brothers.
Private services and burial will be in Butler County Memorial Park.
Memorial donations can be made to the Butler County Humane Society, 1015 Evans City Road Renfrew, PA 16053.