Patton, Ray “Bud”; of Grand Blanc; age 85; December 16, 2014. Bud is the beloved husband of Jeanette for 48 years; loving father of Paul (Michelle); grandfather of Hunter; step-grandfather of Haley Orange and the late Megan Orange; and brother of Shirley (the late Howard) Clayton, the late Norman (Geneva) Patton and Tommy (Barbara) Patton. He is also survived by his sister-in- law, Doris (Bob) Poland; brother-in-law, Lawrence (Elizabeth) Hull; and many nieces and nephews. Bud retired from Oakland County and was a member of Five Points Community Church. Ray had a deep and abiding faith in his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He was a man of prayer and of the Word. He enjoyed spending time with his family and playing in his golf league with his friends. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 12 Noon at Five Points Community Church, 3411 E. Walton Blvd., Auburn Hills. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Five Points Community Church Building Fund. Special thanks to Victoria’s House, Caretel of Linden, The Oaks, Dr. Seth Bernard, Dr. Geoffrey Streff and Dr. Paul Adams. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home, Lake Orion. www.sparksgriffin.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Dec. 18, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 6 "Ray was a spiritual giant. He was such a positive man that..." "We had some great times growing up. You were a good brother. ..."- Tom Patton"My deepest sympathy to you Jeanette and your family, Love..." "Our deepest Sympathy to you Jeanette and Family. God's Love..."- Gene & Darlene Burch"Ray was my christian mentor, he led me to Christ in 1965. I..."- Ron Matlock Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Ray Patton Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Ray Patton Add a photo +