Kevin Wayne Protte of Bourbon, Missouri was born on June 18, 1965 in Sullivan, Missouri to Robert Justin and Edith Lorene (West) Protte and passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the age of 54 years.
He attended elementary and grade school in Bourbon, Missouri.
Kevin was employed as a brick block mason for 20 years. He was most recently employed by E&L Wright Brick and Block in Owensville, Missouri until he injured his back.
Kevin would occupy his time watching his grandson, Carter, and visiting and building projects with his close friends. He also enjoyed wrestling and fishing.
Kevin was a member of the New Testament Baptist Church in Sullivan, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Lorene Protte; one brother, Jimmy Mallow; and his grandparents, Bert and Bertha West.
He is survived by his three children, Meagan Cowsert and husband Justin of Sullivan, Missouri, Joshua Protte of Bourbon, Missouri and Tyler Protte and wife Cheryl of Sullivan, Missouri; four grandchildren, Delilah, Carter, JoAnna and James; seven brothers and sisters, Bill Mallow of Killeen, Texas, Roger Protte and wife Peggy of Leasburg, Missouri, Robert J. Protte Jr. of Sullivan, Missouri, Gary Protte and wife Stephanie of Leasburg, Missouri, Betty Stotler of Bourbon, Missouri, Peggy Gargus of Bourbon, Missouri and Stanley Protte of Bourbon, Missouri; special friends, Sophie Sawyer and Joyce McClary; his dogs, Willie, Jazzie and Bruno; other relatives and friends.
Memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Owensville, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home of Sullivan, Missouri.