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“I am so sorry to hear of Dick's passing. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Lana

“Dearest Rick and Family,I am so sorry to hear about Dick. I have known Dick for many, many years. We were in school together all thru High School! We...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Jo Jones - Diamond Springs, CA

“RIP Dick ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Lois

“Miss ya already Dick. Can't believe I knew you for 36 short years. Sorry I won't get to see you on my next trip to Indy..... I'm sure you're...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Dave Verrill - TX

Dad and his Mom, Geneva... “Wow Dad, one week ago tonight you left us. I'm hanging at home tonight missing you. I worked today. You would have picked up a great new client...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Rick Patton - Carmel, IN

“Rick- you showed us a home in plainfield. we only met you once but enjoy the time we spoke on the phone. it was a pleasure to meet you and your...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: brandon preston - indianapolis, IN

“I love you Dad! ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Rick Patton - Carmel, IN - Son


8 of 13 | Posted by: Lasheka Person - Indianapolis, IN

“Rick -- My heart is just breaking for you as you deal with the grief of losing your Dad. I know this pain and unfortunately, I can tell you, it...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Kathleen McClanahan-Gruhl - FL

“We only knew you a short time...you brighten our days with your bubbly personality. You will be missed! Bless you and your family. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Roger and Marcia - Indianapolis, IN

“Mr. Patton was working with me in purchasing a home, he was very patient and a pleasure to work with, I will truly miss his cheerfullness, and kind...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“I was shocked to hear of Dick's passing. I met him through Rick's real estate and he was a person you felt like you had always known. Sending my...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Patricia Mead - Pendleton, IN

“Dear Patton Family, There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN


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Richard Lee Patton, Sr.

67, Indianapolis, passed away October 27, 2012. He was born in Lafayette and grew up in Brookston, IN. He attended Tri-State College and married Susie Luscombe in 1964. He started as an assistant manager with Burger Chef in 1967 and went on to become an area manager and changed career paths in 1981. On his way, he met and married Lila Erwin in 1986. In 1982, he obtained his insurance license and joined Primerica. He loved working with people and went on to join his son in the real estate business in 2005. He was a member of Keystone Christian Church. Dick is survived by his wife Lila, mother Geneva Sims, former wife Susie, sons Rick and Mark (Stacey), stepchildren Anthony (Stephanie) Erwin, Nicole (Brian) Bailey, niece Dani Jones, ten grandchildren, and his faithful dog Einstein. Visitation will be held Thursday from 2-6pm at Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park North , with funeral services to follow at 6pm. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Keystone Christian Church or Joy's House.

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-Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan