Walter Leon Patton 76 of Elizabethtown, IL died at 7:08 p.m. Saturday March 11, 2017 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. He was born in Marion, KY on September 10, 1940 to John Seldon and Jurilene McIlhaney Patton. On December 3, 1960, he married the former Rosezetta Newton who survives. He was a machinist for many years.
Survivors include his wife Rosezetta Patton; sons, Randy Patton of Harrisburg and John Patton of Harrisburg; daughters, Jonell Bratton of Sardis, TN, and Brooklyn Patton at home; brothers, Carlos Patton of Seabring, FL, and Floyd Angelly of IL.
He was preceded in death by brothers, John, Joel, and Marshall Patton, and a half sister Ruby Hall.
There will be no public service. The J. M. Weirauch Funeral Home in Harrisburg is in charge of arrangements.