Donald R. Patton

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Donald R. Patton, Sr., 73, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, after a long battle with cancer.

He was born May 3, 1941, in Chicago, Ill., to Woody and Elsa (Bennie) Patton.

He lived the majority of his life in California and was a 1959 graduate of Mount Diablo High School in Concord, and was retired from the Northern California Sheet Metal Workers Union. He moved to Cassville in 2007.

Survivors include: his fiancÚ, Wanda Withnell; daughter, Kelly Paul and her husband, Gary; son, Donny Patton; brother, Victor Patton; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Paul Patton.

Per his request, no formal services will be held; the family will hold a private ceremony. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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