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Joseph E. Prout

Joseph E. Prout, 82, formerly of Indianapolis, was found dead Friday, May 28, 2010, at his home on the Harmon Farm.
Born Aug. 2, 1927, in Indianapolis, he was the son of the late Edgar and Pearl Prout.
He survived a bout of childhood polio to go on to graduate from Purdue University with a degree in civil engineering, was a navigator in the Navy during the Korean Conflict and had a career as a civil engineer, including service as Marion County Surveyor.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and David, and a sister, Martha.
He is survived by three children, Joseph (Rick), Robert and Christine; a sister, Pat; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild, all of Indianapolis.
The Cremation Society of Kentucky is handling cremains.