A Celebration of Life for Sammy Patton, 74, of Giddings, Texas, will be held at the Lincoln Community Center in Lincoln, Texas on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.
Sammy Dale Patton was born on November 3, 1947 in Terral, Oklahoma, to Leonard and Voncile (Dean) Patton. He joined the US Army on July 10, 1965 and was released on July 9, 1971. On April 11, 1994, he married Susette Clough in Andrews, Texas. For many years he worked as a truck driver for Key Energy and most recently drove for Altman Plants in Giddings. Sammy learned to play the guitar at a young age and played in several bands and had recorded a few songs. The local nursing homes were happy that he came to play music and sing for their residents. He was known as a public speaker and told many stories whether they were true or not. Sammy was always ready to play golf or eat well. He has always made his family a priority.
Sammy passed away on Sunday morning, December 19, 2021, at his home in Giddings.
His parents, Leonard Patton and Voncile Underwood, and three sisters, Joyce Smith, Bobbie Billingsley, and Billie & Alvin Carmon Sr.
Sammy leaves behind his wife, Susette Patton of Giddings; six children, George Patton from Rhode Island, Chastity & Tim Jones from Lexington, Shawn Wilson from Lexington, Kim & Jimmy Miller from Pineland, Eric & Brandye Wilson from Mississippi, and Cory Duggins from Giddings; fifteen grandchildren, Alexander Patton, Kayley Patton, Sara Wilson, Miranda Jones, Alexis Jones, Tyler Jones, Kaelan Wilson, Morgan Miller, Lyndsey Miller, Johnny Miller, Meagan Miller, Destiny Lewis, Layla Wilson, Mayce Villanueva, and Paige Hall; ten great-grandchildren; two brothers, David Patton from Giddings and Timmy Patton from West Texas; two sisters, Donna & Ray Martinez from Oklahoma and Arthurene & Randy Abke from Katy; a brother-in-law, Howard Smith of Giddings, and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
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