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Jon L. Patton

July 14, 1938 — October 16, 2020

Jon L. Patton, 82, of Marion, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2020 at 1:15 am at his home.

Jon was born July 14, 1938 the only child of Inman L. and Anna Ruth (Williams) Patton in Gallatin County, Illinois.  He married Dorothy Jane Schofield on March 4, 1961 in Evansville, Indiana and together they shared over 45 years of marriage until her death on January 27, 2007.

He served as an Army Reservist during the Vietnam War.  Jon had a long career in lending which began with Credit Thrift.  He retired from Banterra Bank after 25 years’ service which began in 1976 for Bank of Egypt.  He started as an installment loan officer and retired as executive vice president.  Jon handled the majority of the commercial loans.  

Jon was a 32-degree Mason and his memberships included the Marion Masonic Lodge #8 A.F. & A. M., the White Shrine of Jerusalem of Jerusalem Dorcas Shrine #61 and Hadi Shriners of Evansville, Indiana. He was also a member of Royal Arch in Marion, the Council in Herrin, the Knights Templar in Carbondale and the Eastern Star.

Survivors include his;
Son – Jonathan S. (Tina) Patton of Rockport, Indiana
Son – Rodney W. (Shea) Patton of Marion
Corey Inman Patton
Lindsey L. Patton
Jonna L. Patton
Great grandchildren – Reed & Colton Hagerman
Daughter-in-law – Melanie Patton
Step grandchild – Carmen Wedding
Longtime friend and companion – Virginia “Ginny” Hopkins of Marion Fur buddy- beloved dog “Chico”

Preceded by his Parents, wife – Dorothy Patton, son – Mark Patton,  granddaughter – Kaleigh Jane Patton

Funeral services will be Monday, October 19, 2020 at 1 pm at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Fisher officiating.  Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be Monday from 11 am – 1 pm at the funeral home. Mason rites will be accorded.

For those who prefer memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children.  Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois  62959.

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Monday, October 19, 2020

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Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

800 North Market Street, Marion, IL 62959

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