John Patton

John Stephen "Steve" Patton

Saturday, June 7th, 1952 - Friday, April 19th, 2019
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John Stephen Patton died Friday, April 19, 2019 in Lubbock, Texas at the age of 66 years, 10 months and .2 days. He was born June 7, 1952 in Clovis to William Gordon Patton Sr. and Bill (Ward) Patton.

Steve attended all 12 grades of school in Clovis before graduating from New Mexico State University in Las Cruses with a bachelors in Agricultural Economics. Upon his graduation, he was employed by Union Carbide, staying with this industry for 15 years. After leaving the corporate world, Steve went to work for the New Mexico Boys Ranch in Melrose. Finally, he started his own business, Satellite Systems Plus as an independent retailer for Dish Network. Steve was defined by his black hat, Wranglers, boots and a nice shirt with his name on the collar. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Steve is survived by his daughter, Chessa Threlkeld and her family from Katy, Texas; his son, Chance Patton and his family from Richmond, Texas; and his brother, Gordon Patton and his wife, Betty of Roswell, New Mexico.
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    Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 11:00am
    Ranchvale Baptist Church Ranchvale, New Mexico
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D DeWitt

Posted at 09:01pm
Steve was so kind to us. Our prayers are with the family.
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Wishing you strength and peace during this time and days ahead. God Bless.
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