Alex B. Patton, 85, formerly of Arcadia, Ohio, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Heritage Village in Clyde, OH.
He was born June 21, 1933 in Emma, KY to Thomas & Della (Kendrick) Patton. He married Betty Depriest July 8, 1953 in Prestonburg, KY.
Surviving are sons, Thomas Patton of Mortimer, John (Kathy) Patton of Arcadia and Michael Patton of Toledo; daughters, Debra (Geoff) Stults of Fremont, Linda (Craig) Aust of Sandusky and Margaret Patton of Chicago, ILL; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.
Alex is preceded by his parents; wife, Betty Patton; daughter, Martha Patton; brothers, Chester and Palmer Patton; and sisters, Vivian Sansom, Adelene Daniel and Nancy Tackett.
Alex Retired from Union Carbide in Fostoria after 39 years of service. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and graduate of Prestonburg High School in Kentucky.
Alex was also a volunteer fireman for Washington Twp., a Union secretary and played fastpitch and slowpitch softball.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, November 12, 2018 at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, Ohio, with Pastor Erma Metzger officiating. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Monday and from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2018 at the funeral home.
Burial will take place at Knollcrest Cemetery, Arcadia, Ohio, with Military Honors performed by the United Veterans of Fostoria.
Memorials can be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Online Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hffh.net.