April 18, 2013

Billy E. Patton

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Billy E. Patton, 71, Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Laurel County, Ky., passed away Friday, April 5, 2013, in Clearwater, Fla.

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Pauline Ball Patton; and a sister, Eloise Hibbard.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Earlene Patton, Clearwater, Fla.; a son, Bryan Sims, Clearwater, Fla.; a brother, Appleton, Wisc.; and four sisters, Carol Eason, San Marcos, Calif., Diana Burnett and Kama Lee, both of London, Ky., and Shirley Smith, Hazard, Ky.

Obituary courtesy of London Funeral Home.