Walter Patten

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. — Walter “Van” Patten, 61, died Nov. 10, 2019, at his home in Portageville.

Born Jan. 16, 1958, in Hayti, son of Mary Alice Phillips Davis of Sikeston and Kenneth Patton of Portageville, he was a graduate of Portageville High School. He worked for several car dealerships, doing bodywork.

In addition to his parents, survivors include: a daughter, Lori Robinson of Portageville; his stepmother, Sharon Patton of Portageville; his former wife, Loretta Patten of Portageville; his longtime companion, Brenda Laws of Portageville; three sisters, Darla Craft of Cape Girardeau, Katina Wilson of Piggott, Ark., and Kimberly Collins of Wardell; and two grandchildren.

Visitation was from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 13 at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, where services were at 11 a.m. Nov. 14.  

Burial followed in the Portageville Cemetery

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