Billy Blake Patton, 76


WATERTOWN -- Mr. Patton, 76, died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 at his residence.
He was the son of the late Toy and Gladys Patton of Statesville.
Mr. Patton was a graduate of Watertown High School, he attended Cumberland University and was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He retired from TRW Ross Gear in Lebanon and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.
Survivors include: his wife of 57 years, Dorothy Lester Patton; daughters, Pamela Cates of Nashville and Teresa (Richard) Carter and grandson, William Blake Carter, of Lebanon.
Services were held Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 8, at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown with Bro. Chad Pinion officiating.
Interment followed in Jennings Cemetery in Statesville.
He was a loving father and husband and was always thankful for a sunny day with his close friends at the lake.
"He will remain in our hearts always."
Watertown's Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.