Douglas Allen Shrout

October 26, 1956 - November 9, 2019

Douglas Allen Shrout, age 63 of Romney, died at home Saturday, November 9, 2019.

He was the son of the late Richard Cole and Margaret Katherine (Brown) Shrout.  Besides his parents, Doug is preceded in death by his companion of 40 years, Patsy Ann Wolford (d. September 16, 2019) and by a brother, Richard T. Shrout.

Doug is survived by his brother, Daniel E. Shrout and wife Pat of Romney; his nephew, Daniel E. Shrout, II of Romney; his niece, Ellie Shrout of Romney.  He is also survived by numerous cousins and in-laws.

Doug was born and raised in Romney and graduated from Hampshire High School, Class of 1974.  He went to work at the Kenney Shoe Factory and then to the Department of Natural Resource in the maintenance department.  Doug retired from there with 37 years of employment.

Doug liked to work.  He was a quiet man and very easy going.  He liked being around his friends and family and enjoyed being with the love of his life, Patsy.  He will be sadly missed.

A Memorial gathering of friends and family will be held on Friday, December 20, 2019 from 4 to 6 PM at at Shaffer Funeral Home in Romney.

Please direct inquiries to Shaffer’s, 304.822.3511


Carter Wagoner December 4, 2019

11 condolences for “Douglas Allen Shrout”

  1. Thank you all. We still cant believe it, but we will carry on in his good name. Love and prayers.

  2. So sorry to hear this sad news. He was a gentle soul and will be missed by all who knew him. Sending our deepest sympathy to Danny & Pat & Family. God Bless.

  3. Doug has been missed by all at the DNR since his retirement. It is hard to believe he is gone. He always had the coffee made and a “hay” for everyone for 37 years. Not only was Doug a co-worker he was a friend. My heart felt sorrow for the family.

  4. Very sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. Doug always maintained an “even keel”. My prayers are with Danny, Pat and family. Your work is now complete. Rest easy Doug.

  5. I just can’t believe this I just saw him last week with his grin on his face as always. Danny I’m so sorry to hear this my prayers,love,and big big hugs for you and all your family. He was a great guy may he R.I.P. if you need anything just to talk or need a shoulder I’m here just let me know. God Bless you all.

  6. So sorry to hear about Dougie!! He was a good person.Have known him and his family for a long time. Good family and friends! Our sympathy to all. God’s speed.

  7. So sorry for your loss….May the love of those around you
    bring gentle healing to your heart and soul.

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