Athal “Ben” W. Shrout, 95, a life-long resident of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully Saturday, December 30, 2017. He was born August 17, 1922 to J.D. and Marie (Stayton) Shrout in Blue Springs, MO.
Ben was an owner/operator, hauling heavy equipment for two generations of the White Tractor Parts family business. Since he was eight years old Ben wanted to be a professional trucker and he logged over 3 million safe driving miles in the job that he loved. He was a member of the American Truck Historical Society. [Read more…]