Obituary of Clinton A. Patton

Clinton Alex Patton

Clinton Alex Patton, age 73, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas died Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at his home.

He was born July 20, 1946, in Lackey, Kentucky, the son of Clint Patton and Gladys Ratcliff Patton.

Clinton graduated from Garfield High School in 1963.

He married Sharon Frost on April 15, 1965 in Hamilton, Ohio.

He worked as a driver for the Railway Crew Express.

He enjoyed watching sporting events especially, Kentucky Wildcat basketball, Cincinnati Reds baseball, and the Florida State Seminoles football teams.

He loved spending time with family especially his grandkids and great-grandkids.

Survivors include his wife Sharon of the home; two daughters, Theresa Patton, of Ft. Scott, and Ronni Folden, of Eldorado, Kansas; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; three brothers Robert, Elmer, and Otis Patton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and several brothers and sisters.

There was cremation.

Burial will take place at a later date at a cemetery in Kentucky.

Memorial are suggested to the Clinton Patton Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at


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