B.C. Stout, Jr., 79, of Trade, TN, passed away Friday, January 6, 2023 after a brief illness. He was born May 10, 1943 in Neva, TN to the late B.C. Stout, Sr. and Donnie Lou Arney Stout. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Lynne Foister Stout; two sisters, Mary Lee Vaughn and Betty Lou Cornett; and nephew, Johnny Vaughn. Those left to cherish his memories include his daughter, Amber Stout of the home and fiancé, Terry Slemp; grandsons, Aaron Fletcher (Courtney Perry) of Morrison, CO, and Devin Adkins of the home; step-grandchildren, Manasa and Charlie Slemp; two brothers, Fred Stout (Nancy) of Spring Branch, TX and Jack Stout (Gail) of New Castle, KY; nephews, Jimmy Vaughn, Alex Stout, Randall Stout, David Stout, and Greg Stout; nieces, Kathy Ulrich, Sandy Corbetto, and Leigh-Ann Stout; and his pup, Lil Bit; and special friends, Larry Mullins and Herb Arnold. B.C. served in the U.S. Army from 1964 – 1966, Signal Corps. He was a member of the American Legion Post #61 where he served as the Post's Historian and was a member of the Johnson County Honor Guard. B.C. was also a devoted member of Mountain City Presbyterian Church where he was song leader, taught Sunday school, and was active in the church’s food panty and food distribution. B.C. was a 1961 graduate of Johnson County High School. He later earned an A.A.S. in Drafting from Caldwell Community College. B.C. worked at Burlington Industries for several years until its closure. He served the community as the Property Assessor of Johnson County for a number of years. He truly enjoyed this work and served with humility and integrity, always willing to help anyone he could. He retired in 2013. B.C. got such a blessing hearing the children’s laughter as he drove them around on his little yellow train, called “Hattie”. One of his favorite things was spending Saturdays driving the children on his little train at the many different festivals, events, and parades throughout Johnson County. B.C. loved this community and could tell you all about historical events that took place in the county during his 79 years. B.C. was also an active member of the Johnson County Historical Society. He found a passion working with wood in his youth, creating many beautiful pieces of furniture, a few of which can be found inside the Johnson County Welcome Center. B.C. was a kind and generous man who never met a stranger. He will be deeply missed by all who had the honor of knowing him. The family received friends on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Mountain City Funeral Home. The funeral service followed with Pastor Steve Playl officiating. The graveside service and burial was held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at the Foister Family Cemetery. Military honors accorded by the Johnson County Honor Guard. Pallbearers were Matthew Bower, Aaron Fletcher, Terry Slemp, David Stout, Randall Stout, and Jimmy Vaughn. Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com The family of B.C. Stout has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, Tennessee 37683.