Troy Nathan Patton, son of Charles A. Patton and Vallie Lincoln, was born June 19, 1917, at Bollinger County and died Nov. 20, 2008, at Elder Care of Marble Hill.
He was united in marriage to Lora Sheppard. He later married Ruth Williams in 1956, and Mrs. Patton survives.
He had been a brakeman and conductor for Frisco Railroad from 1944-1972. He had been a cabinet maker in Glenallen for 30 years following retirement from railroad.
Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Prosser of Edwardsville, Ill., and Shelby Slinkard of Marion, Ill.; two sons, Darrell Patton of Springdale, Ark., and Roy Patton of Wood River, Ill.; one step-daughter, Karen Hayes of Dexter; two step-sons, Val Willis Williams of Greenville and Jerry Williams of Chaffee; 11 grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 16 step-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters; and one son, Troy D. Patton.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, at Hutchings Funeral Chapel.
The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill.
Interment will follow at Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery in Marble Hill.