Johnny Ray Patton, 85, of the Fairview community, passed away April 12, 2019, at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.

Born in Norma, April 9, 1934, he was preceded in death by his wife, Justine Dotson Patton; son, Ray Byrd; parents, Ezra and Vicy Ann Patton; sisters: Reda Rector, Betty Williams, Bonnie Jeffers, Marie Crowley, and Mabel Foust; and brothers: infant James, Virgil, and Aubrey Patton.

He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his daughter, Teresa (Eddie) Griffith of the Annadale community; son, Greg (Pam) Patton of Huntsville; grandchildren: Misty Patton, Jonathan Griffith, Craig Patton, Nikki Byrd, and Victoria Byrd; great-grandchildren: Taylor, Madison, Kaitlyn, Kelcee, Kaden, Kolton, Kelsey, Kyrah, and Charley; sister, Macel Clowers; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was conducted April 16, in the chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home-Huntsville with Bro. Michael Jeffers and Bro. Billy Lowe officiating. Music was provided by Tammy Hutson. Graveside service was to have been conducted at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 17, at Fairview Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements by Four Oaks Funeral Home-Huntsville.