Bobby Patton, age 75 of Browns Valley died August 23, 2016, at his residence.
Services will be held on Saturday, August 27, at the Mundwiler and Larson Funeral Home in Browns Valley. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. followed by a prayer service at 4:00 p.m. Rev. Paul Warnier will officiate.
Casket bearers will be: Butch Alvardo, Chris Patton and Mike Patton. Music will be provided by Tim Mundwiler, vocalist.
Bobby Lee Patton was born September 5, 1940, in Manassas, VA. He was the son of Robert E. Lee Patton, Sr. and Nellie (Bostic) Patton. Bobby grew up in Virginia. Following his education he worked as a truck driver. He dated Brenda C. Streightiff for 15 years before their marriage on September 5, 1989, in North Carolina.
Bobby and Brenda moved to South Dakota to be closer to Bobby’s family. They moved to Browns Valley, MN and have since resided.
Bobby will be remembered for his huge personality. He had a wonderful sense of humor and was always known for his great “one liners”. He enjoyed fishing and had a passion for conversion vans. His favorite food was from the south – fried corn and tomatoes.
Bobby is survived by his wife, Brenda Patton of Browns Valley, MN; three children: Mike Patton of Browns Valley, MN; Roxanna (Scott) Knigge of Plankinton, SD; Buddy Patton of Virginia; step-daughter Lori Jones of Virginia; 13 grandchildren: Butch Alvarado, Chris Patton, Robert Alvarado, Sylvia Patton, Eva Alvaredo, Carla Alvarado, Christina Patton, Chrystle Patton; Amber Streightiff, Haley Streightiff, Sara Streightiff, Alisha Clark, and Abagail Clark; 17 great-grandchildren: Bridgett, Parker, Jax, Zoe, Emma, Angel, Destiny, Sophia, Mary Ann, Faith, Ethan, Robert, Hunter, Savannah, Jose, Izzy, and Alondra; two brothers: Frank (Kathy) Patton of Woodstock, VA; Charlie (Tina) Patton; sisters: Louise Hawkins of Gurley, AL; Betty Raymond of Nova Scotia, Canada; and Patsy Hutchinson of South Carolina; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Allen (Lisa) Streightiff, Bobby Streightiff, Terry (JoAnn) Streightiff, and Donna (Tom) Whetzel, all of Virginia.
Bobby was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Bobby Lee Patton III; one sister; and one brother-in-law.