Harold Duane Bookout, 72, passed away on Tuesday, December 4 in Downey, CA. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Elaine; daughters, Pamela (Bill) Passarelli, Barbara (Sean) Coons; three grandchildren; sisters, Betty Houser, Jo Anne (Donnie) Patterson; and many nieces and nephews. He was born August 1, 1940 and raised on a farm in Indiana. After traveling throughout the US in his early 20s, he settled in California. Though recently retired, he and Elaine ran a successful plumbing business for 35 years. At his request, no service will be held.

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  1. I just learned of Harold’s passing and I send my most sincere condolences to the family. I was raised in Mooreland, IN and graduated from Mooreland in 1959. Harold was a great classmate and I know he will be missed by all those who knew him.

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