Cledis Avnor Patton, 86 of Madisonville passed away Sunday, March 13, 2022, at Ridgewood Terrace Nursing Home. Born October 4, 1935, to the late Dossie Alton and Flora Ann (Middleton) Patton. He was a member of Liberty Missionary Baptist Church and formerly attended Pleasant Hill Baptist, he also served in the Army National Guard. He was grateful for his church family and his neighbors along Anton Road, they were a blessing to him over the years. Cledis' profession as a Highway Superintendent carried over into his retirement, as he was always fixing, improving or building things. Just always busy around the house doing the things that he loved to do.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Erma Patton; son, Michael Patton; brother, Don Patton; and sisters, Jean Ferguson and an infant sister.
Survived by his children, Anthony (Lisa) Patton of FL, Vickie (Jerry) Crocker of TN, Christopher Snider of SC and Christie (Guy) Karnitz of FL; daughter-in-law, Debbie Patton of TN; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; brother, Eugene Patton; sisters, Dorothy Horton and Rachael Dayhuff; and several nieces and nephews.
Service will be held Saturday at 1:00pm at Bandy Funeral Home in Nortonville with Bro. Tondra Daugherty officiating. Burial to follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Nortonville. Visitation will begin at 11:00am at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made in his honor to Liberty Missionary Baptist Church, 100 Liberty Church Dr., Madisonville, KY 42431.
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Liberty Missionary Baptist
100 Liberty Church Road, Madisonville KY 42431