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“We are deeply sorry for your loss, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We will keep you in our prayers. ...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Steve& Terri Duncan - Dudley, NC

“Mr. Patton was a wonderful friend and customer for many years. He was always so nice to all of us at Paul's Tire & Service Center. His friendly...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Paul & Debbie Anderson - NC

“Barry & Famly, My heart goes out to you in the loss of your Dad. Praying for you and your family at this sad time. Joan Hatcher ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Joan Hatcher - Kinston, NC

“Barry, sorry for your loss, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May the fond memories you have with your...Read More »
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Air Force

Perry Patton
November 14, 1922 - February 13, 2013

La Grange-Perry Patton, 90, of La Grange, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2013. Perry was born November 14, 1922 in Waiteville, West Virginia to the late Robert Allen Patton and Mattie Sue Elmore Patton. He served twenty two years with the United States Air Force retiring as a Technical Sergeant. Perry served his country during World War II, and the Korean and Vietnam Wars. During his tours, he had numerous domestic and foreign assignments. Following his Air Force retirement in 1964, he worked at Cherry Hospital as a Water Plant Operator with the State of North Carolina, also retiring after 20 years. Perry was a skilled carpenter and also enjoyed farm work and tending to his horses. He had a great love for all animals and travel.

A graveside service of remembrance will be held Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 2 p.m. from Fairview Cemetery with Rev. Frank Purvis officiating.

Mr. Patton is survived by his wife of sixty seven years, Vivian DeHart Patton; two children, Mary Caroline Dean and husband, Winston of Rockville, MD and Barry Wayne Patton and wife, Kathryn of Goldsboro; five grandchildren, Bret Dean and wife, Jessica, Elizabeth Goodger and husband, Brian, Kari Motluck and husband, Nick, Kyle Woodard and Matthew Patton; four great-grandchildren, Rebecca Dean, Ava Dean, Zachary Goodger and Natalie Motluck.

The family will receive friends Saturday following the graveside service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com. Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.