David Homer Patton, 87, of Roby passed away at 9:25pm Friday March 14, 2014 at the Meadow Manor Nursing Home in Taylorville. He was born on October 3, 1926 in Roby, the son of Albert H. and Alice M. Moore Patton. He married Benita M. Patrick on September 1, 1948 in Springfield. She passed away on November 18, 2008. Mr. Patton was an Army Veteran of WWII. He was a contractor and owner of DH Patton & Sons Contractors, and DH Patton and Sons Lumber Yard in Mt. Auburn. He was a member of the Mt. Auburn Christian Church and a 43 year member of Kedron Lodge #340 AF&AM.
Surviving are his children: Randall Patton, wife Mary Ann, of Mt. Auburn, Marilyn Stuart, husband Steve, of Grove City, Laniesa Herman, husband Gary, of Blue Mound, William Patton, wife Noelle, of Roby, and Jackie Vincent of Edinburg; Brother: Wade Patton, wife Teresa, of Mechanicsburg; Sister: June Garren, husband Jim, of Mechanicsburg; Brother-in-Law: Wesley Matthews of Mechanicsburg; Sister-in-law: Judy Patton of Dawson; 3 Grandsons; 10 Granddaughters; 4 Great Grandsons; and 2 Great Granddaughters.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son: Bradley Patton; and 13 brothers and sisters.
Private family services will be held with inurnment at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Christian County Senior Citizens: 701 W Adams St. Taylorville. McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be left online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.