A Celebration of Life Service for Richard A. Patton age 84 of Enid will be 10 am Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
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Richard was born November 8, 1936 in Ames, OK to Chelsea and Luella Spalding Patton and passed away Friday, November 20, 2020 at The Common’s Nursing Home. He grew up in the Ames-Ringwood community and graduated from Ringwood High School in 1955. He was drafted into the U. S. Army and served 6 years being honorably discharged in June 1965. He married Jalene Unruh on November 11, 1956 in Meno, OK. Richard was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and serving in every place God lead him to serve.
Richard worked at Vance Air Force Base for 43 years retiring as the civil engineering operations manager. Besides his family he loved to watch western movies, OU Sooner Football and the Dallas Cowboys.
He is survived by his wife Jalene of the home, daughters; Teresa and husband Rob Burnett and Kimberly Smith and husband Kyle, son Ricky and wife Emily Patton, grandchildren; Blake, Heather, Trenton, Dustin, Scott, Riley, Daniel, and Bryce, brother David Patton and wife Trilla, sisters; Anita and Roger Smith, Mary Goss, and Karen and Jay Leierer, and several other family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings Phyllis, Danny, and Barbara, and grandson Derek.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodians of the fund.
Condolences may be made online and the service may be viewed online at www.ladusauevans.com .