Kenneth Lee Patton, age 89 of Richlands, Virginia, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Commonwealth Memory Care of Claypool Hill, Virginia. Born March 10, 1927 in Cedar Bluff, Virginia he was the son of the late Carl Walter Patton and Hinston Frances Lowe Patton. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. He retired from Ingersoll Rand and worked for many years at Mattie Williams Hospital caring for sick patients.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, five sisters, and one infant daughter Linda Ann Patton.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Geneva Patton; son, Jerry Patton; daughter Kathy Hess and husband Rick; brother, James Patton; three grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Memorial services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Greenhills Memory Gardens Mausoleum #4 at Claypool Hill, VA with the Rev. Delmar Somoskey officiating and VFW Post 9640 conducting Military Graveside Rites. The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Macular Degeneration Research, P.O. Box 1952, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, Clarksburg, MD 20871-1952.
The family would like to extend special thanks to all his caregivers from Helping Hands Hospice, Commonwealth Memory Care, and especially his personal caregivers, Teresa Lester and Tisha Shelton and special friend Kelly Stanley.
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Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Patton family.