John H. Patton, 82

December 27, 2010

JULY 12, 1928-DEC. 18, 2010

John H. Patton, 82, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010.

Born July 12, 1928, in Hancock, Md., he was the son of the late John and Blanche Hagan Patton Sr.

He joined the U.S. Army in 1945 and served in Japan and Korea before being honorably discharged in 1951.

He worked as an oil burner mechanic and retired from Hardell Fuel Oils in 1993.

He is survived by his wife of 36 1/2 years, Jean Martin Rohrer Patton; a daughter, Kelli N. Lichtenberg and son-in-law, Michael, of Hagerstown; a stepson, Eric E. Myers of Hagerstown; a brother, Melvin Patton of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; and a special granddog, Lucy.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Gladys Shifflett, Clara Shifflett and Bertha Hann. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Marvin L. Patton and Brownie Patton.

There will be no viewing or funeral services.

Memorial donations may be made in John's name to the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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