JJames F. Patton was born October 24, 1934, to Frank and Maggie (Rigney) Patton, in Foss, Oklahoma. He passed away late Wednesday, August 5, 2015, in the V.A. hospital in Clinton. James was raised in the Cordell area, and graduated high school in Foss, Oklahoma. He enjoyed his career as a farmer, and loved fishing and camping. James was preceded in death by both his parents, three brothers and three sisters. He is survived by four daughters, Deborah McDaugale and her husband Wayne, of Ft. Cobb, Barbara Hughes, and her husband Charles of Cordell, Sarah House and husband Craig, of Lookeba, and Donna Skaggs and her husband Mark, also of Cordell; numerous grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Private graveside services for James, were held on Thursday, August 6, 2015, in the Stickland Cemetery, west of Cordell. The arrangements were under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.