Mr. Michael “Mike” Jerrel Patrick Patton, age 54, of Smyrna, TN passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019. He was born in Galesburg, IL to the late Michael and Beverly White Patton. Mike was a registered nurse and attended Grace Christian Assembly in Smyrna. His gruff persona was never long lived before his sense of humor came through. Mike loved wearing Hawaiian shirts and collected gaming action figures. He loved animals and always visited a zoo while on vacation.
Mike is survived by his wife of 18 years, Robin Patton; step-mother, Margarita Patton of Galesburg; uncles, Kevin Patton of Effingham, IL, John White and his wife Pat of E. Galesburg, and Daryl White of Galesburg; aunts, Mercedes Inman of Bloomington, IL and Mary Kenney of Henderson, IL; best friend, Michael Gambino of Tullahoma, TN; many cousins; and feline babies, Maezy, Memphis, and Kingston.
Visitation with the family will be Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 7:00pm at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna. Pastor Jim McClarty will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Grace Christian Assembly, PO Box 1707, Smyrna, TN 37167 in memory of Mike Patton.