Huland "H.L." Lee Patton Sr., age 96, of Madisonville, entered into his eternal rest at 2:03 p.m. Friday September 3, 2021 at Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville. Born April 2, 1925 in Hillsboro, Tennessee, he was the son of the late George Patton and Allie McFarland. He was a Pentecostal and member of Gospel Assembly Church in Dawson Springs,Ky., a longtime farmer with Kington Farms in Madisonville, and a U.S. Navy Veteran serving as a Ship's Cook Third Class and where he received the Victory Medal, American Theatre Medal, American Champion Medal, and Asiatic-Pacific Medal. He loved attending Flea Markets where he could buy and sell things, and loved working on cars. He also was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years Frances Louella Patton; a son Huland Lee Patton Jr., a daughter Sandra Thomas; two brothers Albert McFarland Jr. and Harvey McFarland; and two sisters Margie Dean Morris and Ophelia Sharp. He leaves behind to cherish loving memories four daughters Allie Liles, Dorothy Patton, Mary Patton all of Madisonville, and Vickie Guice of Junction City, Kansas; a sister Bobbie Jo (Calvin) Reaves of Cleveland, Ohio; 5 grandchildren; a host of great grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends; and two special friends Katherine (Charlie) Kington of Madisonville. His life will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. Friday September 10 at Elliott Mortuary Chapel. Pastor Ben Butero will officiate. Burial will be in Elliott Memorial Gardens in Madisonville where military honors will be performed by the U.S. Navy and Hopkins County Honor Guards. Visitation and wake services will be from 12:00 p.m until service time Friday at the funeral home. Elliott Mortuary in Madisonville is in charge of his arrangements and where condolences can be shared at www.elliottmortuarycares.com.
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