1959 ~ 2014
Patrick Robert Fenton died suddenly of a heart attack on Friday, February 21, 2014, Brownsville, Texas.
He was born in Cedar City, Utah on June 19, 1959 to Patrick H. and Gloria Gardner Fenton. He grew up in Cedar City and graduated from Cedar City High School and attended Utah State University and Southern Utah University.
Patrick was a nomad. He never seemed to find a place that he wanted to call home and grow roots until he went to Chelem, Yucatan, Mexico, where he owned and operated The Bull Pen Restaurant and condos. Prior to moving to Mexico, he lived in many different places operating several businesses such as a package delivery service, a touring company, a bed and breakfast and a kite shop.
Patrick enjoyed traveling. He had the opportunity to accompany and assist his aging parents as they toured various destinations throughout the world. He loved caring for people, which was evident when he took time out of his pursuits to care for an ailing uncle, and later his parents.
Patrick was interested in photography and became somewhat of an amateur photographer. This led to a love of art which he collected from artists around the world.
He enjoyed music, had a love for animals and seemed to always bring home stray dogs to care for. He enjoyed gardening, was an avid reader, loved to learn and watch Perry Mason. He loved the ocean. Patrick was also involved with a charity that raised money for the children in Chelem.
Patrick is survived by his two sisters, Tess (Lewis) Rawlinson of St. George, Utah and Ann (Larry) Banks of Spanish Fork, Utah, nine nieces and nephews and 22 great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Patrick H Fenton and Gloria G Fenton.
Graveside services will be Friday, February 28 at Wasatch Lawn Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.