Grandchildren are Brad Degge and wife Shannon of Arlington, TX; Eric Wilhoit and wife Rebecca
and Sara Wilhoit Shay and husband Chas, all of San Diego; Evan Snyder of Frisco, TX; Erin Snyder, Ian Snyder, and Whitney Degge, all of Allen; Jennie Degge Courtney and husband Caleb of Bedford, TX; and David Degge of Allen.
R. C. PATTON
Funeral services for R. C. Patton
, 95, of Snyder were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 11, 2006 in the First Baptist Church
Patton was born November 26, 1910 in Rochester.
He was a graduate of Lamesa High School and moved to Floydada in 1928.
married Amy McRoberts on January 1, 1938 in Floydada and served in the U.S. Army Air Corp
A resident of Snyder since 1941, Mr. Patton was a longtime manager of Higginbotham Bartlett Lumber Co. in Snyder and retired as the company's district manager, overseeing 18 stores.
Mr. Patton served two terms as chamber of commerce president - in 1958 and 1963, was named Citizen of the Year in 1964 and was recipient of the Mayor's Vestal Award in 1980.
He was also a member of the board of directors of West Texas State Bank for 33 years.
He was a member of the original board of trustees of Western Texas College and served more than 30 years, retiring in May of 2000.
had lived in San Antonio since May 2006.