Raymond Curtis Patton, age 79, of Holly Lake Ranch died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Branson, Mo. He was born on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 1932, to the late Raymon Virgil and Irene Virginia Roberts Patton in Lawton, Okla. He married Patsy Ann Beall on Saturday, Aug. 9, 1958, in Carnegie, Okla. He was a member and deacon of Holly Brook Baptist Church in Hawkins and served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife; one brother, Farris Patton of Hay Market, Va.; three sisters, Virginia Easton and Patricia (Ellis) Faulkner of Whitney and Catherine Bollinger of Marble Hill, Mo.; a sister-in-law, Catherine Snyder of Ennis; and many nephews, nieces and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert Patton; and one nephew, Donald Easton.
A graveside service will be held in Holly Tree Cemetery on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at 11 a.m. with Dr. Guy McGraw officiating.
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Oct. 3, 2012