Thomas A. Patton, Sr.
November 8, 1931 - May 5, 2020
Thomas A. Patton, Sr., age 88, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.
Born in Cecilton, MD on November 8, 1931, he was a son of the late Anthony and Ethel (Patten) Patton. Thomas proudly served in the U.S. Army in the First Cavalry Division during the Korean War. He then worked as the produce department supervisor at A & P Grocery Stores for 34 years. Thomas loved to entertain his family and friends, he always had a joke to tell or a magic trick for his grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoyed going fishing.
In addition to his parents, Thomas was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary (Cullen) Patton; second wife, Bette (Betham) Patton; and siblings, Robert Patton and James Patton. He is survived by his children, Judith M. Graham (Walter) of Middletown, Thomas A. Patton, Jr. (Barbara) of New Castle, Robert D. Patton (Gail) of Newark and Karen Patton of Milford; siblings, Mary Kachmar of Wilmington and Terry Patton of Florida; 9 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.
All services will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Thomas’ memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516.