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Willie “Bill” Patton

Willie “Bill” Patton

Willie “Bill” Patton, 59, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Sunday, June 11, 2023.

He was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He enjoyed fishing, riding his side by side and his animals.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cassandra Patton; mother, Mary Sandell Bennett Lemons; father, Joe Bennett; cousin, Sammy Joe Sandell; and sister, Reba Tucker.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Tammie Patton of Pikeville; children, Ernie (Carolyn) Patton and Willie Patton, both of Pikeville; grandchildren, Jodie (Travis) Miller and Amanda (Jacob) Callhane; great-grandchild, Aaron Miller; siblings, Bobby (Cindy) Patton of Pikeville, Sandra Clark of Chattanooga, TN, Ernest Bennett of Pikeville, TN and Jimmy Bennett; brother-in-laws, Rickey Smith, Randy Smith and Clay Smith; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 15, at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 14, from 4:00-9:00 p.m. and Thursday, June 15, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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