Johnny Ray Patton age 85, of the Fairview Community, departed this life on Friday, April 12, 2019 at the U. T. Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was born April 9, 1934 in Norma, Tennessee, to the late Ezra and Vicy Ann Patton. He was of the Baptist Faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Justine Dotson Patton of 56 years; son, Ray Byrd; sisters, Reda Rector, Betty Williams, Bonnie Jeffers, Marie Crowley, Mabel Foust; brothers, infant James Patton, Virgil Patton and Aubrey Patton; several brothers and sisters-in-law.
He is survived by his daughter, Teresa Griffith and husband Eddie of the Annadale Community; son, Greg Patton and wife Pam of the Huntsville Community; sister, Macel Clowers; grandchildren, Misty Patton, Jonathan Griffith and wife Pam, Craig Patton and wife Clarissa, Nikki Byrd, Victoria Byrd; great grandchildren, Taylor and Madison Birchfield; Kaitlyn, Kelcee and Kaden Griffith, Kolton Patton, Kelsey Kidd, Kyrah King, Charley Williams; several nieces, nephews, family and friends.
The family will receive friends for visitation from 6:00 P.M., until time of funeral service at 8:00 P.M., Tuesday Evening, April 16, 2019 in the Chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home in Huntsville, with Bro. Michael Jeffers and Bro. Billy Lowe officiating. Music will be provided by Tammy Hutson. Graveside service will be 10:00 A.M., Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019 in the Fairview Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be, Jonathan Griffith, Craig Patton, Kolton Patton, Chris Foust, Ernie Marlow and Dean Strunk.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Kaden Griffith and Eddie Griffith.
Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville has been entrusted with the arrangements for the family of Johnny Ray Patton.