Memorial services for James Henry Patton, 76, of Augusta, GA, formerly of Elsberry, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry. Rev. Paul Garven, pastor of Elsberry United Methodist Church, will officiate with inurnment in Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana, Mo.
Mr. Patton, 76, passed away Sunday afternoon, Dec. 15, 2013, at St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis.
Born June 18, 1937 in Paynesville, he was the son of Joe Nick and Dorothy Grace Wright Patton. He was a 1957 graduate of Clopton High School.
He worked for MEMC as an assembly line worker, cleaner and on the rackline, retiring in 1998 after 25 years. He loved horses, watching westerns on TV and cats and dogs.
Survivors include his daughter, Carla Sue Huebner and her husband, Mark, of Augusta; one brother, Mike Patton and his wife, Barb, of Elsberry; and one sister, JoAnn Hartley of Sarasota, FL. He also leaves several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and many dear friends.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Elsberry Nutrition Center or the American Cancer Society in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home; 107 S. 5th Street; Elsberry, MO 63343. Online condolences may be made at www.carterricksfuneralhome.com .