Bruce A. Patton

May 24, 1948October 8, 2021

Bruce A. Patton, 73, of Evansville, IN, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021, at his home. He was born May 24, 1948, in Evansville, IN.

Bruce retired from Bootz Manufacturing. He loved sports, especially horse racing. His favorite teams included Indiana Hoosiers basketball, Atlanta Braves baseball, and San Francisco 49'ers football.

He is preceded in death by his parents, George C. and Marjorie E. (Hanson) Patton; and sister, Janet Griffin.

Bruce is survived by his brother, Larry Patton (Cindy); brother-in-law, Roger Griffin (Joey); nephew, Matt Griffin; niece, Elizabeth Griffin; and great nephew, Patton Cheeseman.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Alexander Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel, officiated by Pastor Terry Gamblin. Friends may visit Tuesday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Alexander West Chapel and Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 12, 2021

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 13, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, October 13, 2021


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Denise Wendt

October 13, 2021

Rest in peace cousin Bruce. I have fond memories of your summer visits to Grandma's
In Iowa.

Roger Griffin

October 12, 2021

Bruce was 11 months younger than Janet. Army veteran, worked in the plastic industry for 35 years. Big sports fan especially IU, Cardinals and Ellis Park. Bruce will be with his Mom, Dad and Sister now. RIP Bruce, he will be missed.