Alfred Ray Patton

Published 2:12 pm Tuesday, November 28, 2023

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Mr. Alfred Ray Patton, 86, of Advance, NC passed away Monday, Nov. 27, 2023 at his home.

He was born Nov. 15, 1937 in Danville, Va. to Burie Patton and Annie Pearl Hicks Patton. He was a veteran who served in the U.S. Army and retired from the Winston-Salem Fire Department. Mr. Patton was owner and operator of Yadkin Valley Paving Inc. and attended Calvary West.

Surviving are: his wife of 63 years, Dona McKinney Patton; a daughter, Gina Ferguson (Eric); a son, Mike Patton (Valoree); 7 grandchildren, Justin Patton, Jarred Patton, Tiffany Frith, Shannon Lasley, Seth Allen, Dylan Ferguson and Tanner Ferguson; 9 great-grandchildren, Cadence, Sebastian, Lyla, Bryson, Zane, Savannah, Walker, Dolly and Ava; and 2 sisters, Rhonda Needham and Jo Ann Long.

The family will receive friends from 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 at Calvary West. A funeral service will follow at 3:30 p.m. with Pastor Ryan Showalter and Mr. Mike Patton officiating.