Robert Patton

Robert L. "Bob" Patton

Frostproof, FL

Robert L. "Bob" Patton, 75, of Frostproof, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at his residence.

He was born June 14, 1938 in Logansport, IN to the late Robert Earl and Vera Catherine (Bard) Patton, and he came here from Merritt Island in 2000. He was retired from the Cape Canaveral Space Center and a member of the First Baptist Church in Frostproof. He was previously very active in the Elks Lodge in Cocoa Beach. He enjoyed working in the yard and woodworking and he loved Nascar and auto racing.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Nancy F. Patton; daughter, Teresa Colson of Merritt Island; son, Bobby Patton and wife, Shelley of Maitland; ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Frostproof with Rev. Darrol Hood officiating.

In lieu of flowers family request donations may be made to Frostproof First Baptist Church youth group or their favorite charity.

Marion Nelson Funeral Home handling arrangments.

Funeral Home

Marion Nelson Funeral Home
196 Hwy 630 E  Frostproof, FL 33843
(863) 635-4990

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Nov. 2, 2013