Rosary will be recited at the Erickson and Brown Chapel Thursday evening at 7 o’clock for Mr. William R. Stout. Mass will be said Friday morning at 9 o’clock in Saint Mary’s Church. Mr. Stout was born in Interlaken, N.Y., April 8, 1916 and succumbed last night in a local hospital. Mr. Stout had been employed for 10 years as Assistant Section Head in charge of Joint Venture accounting with Standard Oil Company in Taft. Prior to this he served four years with the U.S. Army and was stationed for some time at Gardner Field and the Philippine Islands. He was discharged from the service with the rate of Staff Sergeant. Mr. Stout is survived by his widow, Kathleen Stout; two brothers, George A. Stout of Thomaston, COnn.; and Eugene Stout of Rochester, N.Y., and a brother-in-law, Tom O’Brien of Taft.