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William Patrick Patty, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1930
Lauderdale County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 2009
Fort Walton Beach
Okaloosa County
Florida, USA

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. Services for William Patrick Patty Sr. will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the American Legion Post 296 on Main Street in Destin with McLaughlin Mortuary in charge of arrangements. Mr. Patty, 78, of Destin, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, in Fort Walton Beach. Mr. Patty was born Sept. 7, 1930, to Minnie Belle and Giles W. Patty Sr. in Meridian, Miss. He was reared in Louisville, Miss., Grenada, Miss., and Meridian. Mr. Patty served his country in three branches of the U.S. military: Air Force, Marine Corps and the Army. He was an engineering school graduate of the University of Mississippi and a career-long employee of Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Co. Mr. Patty was an accomplished golfer and member of the Fairwood Country Club in Baton Rouge, La., and the Rocky Bayou Country Club and Indian Bayou Country Clubs in Florida. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Sondra Smith Patty; a daughter, Jean Patty Melanson of Baton Rouge; a son, William Patrick Patty Jr. and his wife, Paula, of Gonzales, La,; four grandchildren: Frances Melanson, William Patrick Patty III, Brandon Patty and Devyn Michelli; a sister, Nancy Mottern and her husband, Richard; and a sister-in-law, Sue Patty. He was preceded in death by his brother, Giles W. Patty Jr.

Published in The Meridian Star from 2/11/2009 - 2/12/2009
Maintained by: Dottie Gilder
Originally Created by: Mona Hura
Record added: Feb 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33764089

- Mona Hura
 Added: Feb. 12, 2009

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