Terry Kouts

Terry L Kouts age 60 passed away March 12, 2024. Born September 26, 1963 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Terry known as ‘Big T’ not just for his height but for the size of his heart. He lived in Raymore with his wife Gladys and his 4 legged kids Duke and Diesel. Terry was the owner of Formula Landscaping. Terry was an extremely hard worker but loved to travel with Gladys every chance he got. His other loves were Chiefs football, corvettes, and golfing.

Terry was proceeded in death by his father Norman Kouts and grandmother Mary Evansizer. Terry is survived by the love of his life, Gladys, step children Kristian and Joanna, brother Michael (Brooke) Kouts, father & mother in law Felix & Isabel Garibaldi, brothers/sisters in law and many nephews and nieces.

Terry’s big heart was evident when he registered as an organ donor. We are heartbroken with his passing, but he was able to save two people’s lives with his loving donation the same day he passed.

Celebration of life will be held at 3pm Monday March 18th at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raytown, MO 64133. Visitation will be held prior to service at 2pm.

Please wear your Chiefs attire as we fill the room with Chiefs Red for Terry.

In lieu of flowers please consider donating in Terry’s name to: Midwest Transplant Network (mwtn.org), 1900 W 47th Place Suite 400 Westwood, KS 66205.


  1. Terri Brown on March 14, 2024 at 3:55 pm

    I am very sorry for your loss. If I can do anything for you please say the word.

  2. Cher Thompson on March 15, 2024 at 7:58 am

    I am shocked and so sorry for your loss.
    I actually hired Terry to handle things needed done at Mount Washington when it came to his mowing crew. I loved working with him. I am sick at heart. All my condolence and prayers are for you. He will be greatly missed.

  3. Annie Jackson on March 17, 2024 at 6:08 pm

    “You and your family are in my thoughts as you grieve this loss.” praying for Strength

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