Bob M. Patton

Robert M. “Bob” Patton, 78, of Belpre, passed away November 26, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Parkersburg, WV, April 8, 1939, son of the late Daniel S. and Wilma Sarah Drain Patton.

Bob graduated from Parkersburg High School in 1957 and was a fifty-six year member of the IBEW Local #968, Parkersburg, retiring in 2001. He was a member of the AF & AM Masonic Lodge #169 and a charter member of The Independent Baptist Church, Vienna, WV.

Surviving Bob is his wife of twenty-five years Connie L. Weaver Patton, son Rick Patton (Becky) of Barrington, IL. daughter Tara Layman (Al) of Vienna, step son Scott Copen (Mary) of Troy, Ohio, three grandchildren, one step grandchild, brother Bill Patton (Norma) of Mineral Wells, step sister Donna Jean Koehnlein of Pennsboro, WV, two step brothers John Howard (Carol) of Owega, NY, and Bob Howard (Pam) of Ft. Collins, Colorado.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Wilma Patton in 1969, Daniel Patton in 2007, his son Michael Lynn Patton in 2013, his step mother Eleanor Howard Patton in 1991, one step sister Betty Anne Hayhurst and one step brother Bill Howard.

The funeral will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg with Pastor Mike Elder and Pastor Bob May officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday and for one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

The family has requested that memorial contributions be made in Bobs memory to The Independent Baptist Church 406 27th Street Vienna, WV 26105. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting