Walter C. Patten Jr.
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GREENWICH: Walter C. Patten Jr., age 90, a resident of Greenwich, Ohio, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at the Hillside Acres Nursing Home in Willard, Ohio.
He was born on September 12, 1922 to the late Walter Sr. and Ella (Hutton) Patten. He was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard. Walt was a veteran of WWII having served his country in the US Navy. He was also a member of the American Legion.
He retired in 1983 from the Chessie Railroad System after 40 years of service, retiring as a master mechanic. After his retirement, Walt and Ruth enjoyed spending winters in Florida and summers fishing on Lake Erie. He greatly enjoyed spending time with his four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
He is survived by one son, Robert C. (Nancy) Patten of Willard; one daughter, Sandra (Bill) Ross of Manns Choice PA; four grandchildren; eight great- grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Geneva Patten of Cincinnati, OH; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Ruth (Blakewood) Patten; his parents; one great-grandchild; one brother, Dick Patten and one sister, Betty Patten.
Visitation will be Monday, June 24, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at the St.Francis Xavier Catholic Church, with Fr. Eric Culler officiating. Burial will follow at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Greenwhich, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hillside Acres Nusing Home Activities Fund. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Published in the News Journal on June 24, 2013