November 1, 2013

Robert L. 'Bob' Patton


---- — Robert L. 'Bob' Patton

FROSTPROOF, Fla. — Robert L. "Bob" Patton, 75, Frostproof, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at his residence.

He was born June 14, 1938 in Logansport, to the late Robert Earl and Vera Catherine (Bard) Patton; and he moved to Frostproof from Merritt Island in 2000. He was retired from the Cape Canaveral Space Center and a member of the First Baptist Church, Frostproof. He was previously very active in the Elks Lodge in Cocoa Beach. He enjoyed working in the yard and woodworking; and he loved NASCAR and auto racing.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Nancy F. Patton; daughter, Teresa Colson of Merritt Island; son, Bobby Patton and wife, Shelley of Maitland; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church, Frostproof, Fla., with the Rev. Darrol Hood officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Frostproof First Baptist Church youth group or your favorite charity.

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