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John Paton

1969 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
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Paton, John
1969 - 2017
John Leon Lee Paton, age 48 of Powell, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. He is survived by his children, Christopher and Sarah; mother and father, Pam Paton of Westerville and Dick (Marcy) Paton of Richmond, VA; sister Stacey (Bob) Kienle of Westerville; sister Amanda (Elliott) Byers of Richmond, VA; brother Rick (Ashley) Paton of Columbia, SC; several nephews and a niece, as well as many friends and extended family. Lee was born May 15, 1969 in Decatur, IL. He graduated in 1987 from Westerville North High School and in 1992 from Miami University of Ohio. He was a member of the Delta Chi fraternity during his time at Miami and maintained many friendships and affiliations associated with that organization. He worked as a mortgage banker for various companies during his 25 year career. Celebration of life services will be held July 28, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. with visitation prior from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at MORELAND FUNERAL HOME 55 East Schrock Road, Westerville. Condolences and well wishes can be shared on the funeral home website at www.morelandfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a contribution to the fund set up for his children, Christopher and Sarah, at www.gofundme.com/paton-children-education-fund . Their continued care at the hands of their loving mother, Courtney, is the priority for all of us who loved Lee. If you or anyone you know is struggling with substance abuse, please seek help. Those who love you want nothing more than to have you here with them.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on July 23, 2017
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