Alfred Patton Tanner(1941 - 2013)

Alfred Patton Tanner, 72

April 16, 1941 - Oct. 17, 2013

He was born to Sam Tanner and Mary (Pace) Tanner.

He is survived by his children Jesse Lee Tanner, Heath Patton Tanner and Rae Aaron; one sister Samme Monson (David), brother T.A. Tanner (Ruth) and a host of friends and family.

He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters Mary Lee Tanner and Betsy Walker and one brother Manuel Tanner.

Pat Tanner was valedictorian of his graduating class. He served four years in the U. S. Army after graduation.

Pat was a carpenter, electrician and plumber.

He loved music and played guitar and sang.

Memorial service will held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at the Pinon Cemetery in Pinon, N.M. There will be a potluck lunch at the community building after service at noon.

Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Oct. 22 to Nov. 21, 2013