Carson Patton, at the age of 81, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020 in Newport News, VA. He was born April 8, 1939 in Floyd County, KY to the late Caro and Dolly Hicks Patton.

Carson attended Vinton County Schools. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He went on to serve at the age of 17. He served the Navy for three years and served the Army for 20 years. He also fought in the Vietnam War.

Carson is survived by his wife of 42 years, Margaret; his step children, Michelle and Lee, and Denise (deceased); and his sisters, Louise Georgopoulos and Faye Boyer of Hamden.

He was preceded in death by the following brothers and sisters: Archie Patton, Amburst Patton, Arnold Patton, Matthew Patton, Shirley Williams, and Audry Wright; as well as Elouise Moreno, Arlena Teniorio, Ishmael Patton, Virgie Patton and Edward Patton, and Frank Patton – deceased siblings.

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions in Virginia, the service will be limited. Arrangements are under the direction of Weymath Funeral Home.