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William H. Patton

May 24, 1931 ~ August 27, 2017 (age 86)

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 Mr. William “Harry” Harrison Patton, age 86, of Marion, passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017 at his residence.  Born in Hickory, NC on May 24, 1931, Harry was a son of the late Frank and Mary Raby Patton.  Mr. Patton was a member of First United Methodist Church of Marion for over 59 years.  He retired as a Pharmacist, having worked at Tainter’s Drug Store and Eckerds Drug Store.  Harry graduated from Hickory High School and UNC Chapel Hill Pharmacists School.  He proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War.  Preceding Mr. Patton in death was a brother Phil Patton, a sister, Linda Payne and a grandson, Jackson Vogel. 

Left to cherish Mr. Patton’s memory are his wife, Betty Sue Nance Patton, of the home; three children: Russ Patton of Hillsborough, NC, Lisa Patton Vogel and husband Hans of Durham, NC and Laura Patton Deutsch and husband Bob of Gaithersburg, MD; two sisters, Patricia Mauck and husband, Osborne of Winston Salem, NC and Meredith Tripp and husband Dick of Broadhead, WI; one brother, Steve Patton and wife Susan of Gibsonville, NC; two grandchildren, Hans Stephen Vogel and Alexandra Deutsch.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 12:00 PM, in Westmoreland Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Warren Owen officiating.  The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, prior to the service, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Marion, 176 Robert Street, Marion, NC 28752.


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