Barry James Patton
Dunedin, New Zealand
City of Passing
Country of Passing
Date of Birth
3rd of Nov 1940
Date of Passing
11th of Sep 2021
Wife - Winifred Patton.
Daughter - Jayne Marriott.
Son - Tony Patton.
Son-in-law - Ross Marriott.
Parents : Roy and Ethel Patton.
Dunedin - New Zealand.
Holidayed - Alexandra, Central Otago - New Zealand.
King Edward Technical College.
Civil Servant - Post Office Telegraph - Bonus Bonds Supervisor - Dunedin.
Animals / Pets
Growing up - Family Budgie called Sparky.
Married - Cat called Fluff, Poodle called Pippie and Bischon called Muffin.
Adored animals and enjoyed family pets - Daughters dogs - Kyra and Sophie.
Sons dogs - Lucy and Jack.
Sports / Interest / Hobbies
Enjoyed all sports and was quite athletic. Very competitive, but also a great Sport.
Started playing soccer at school, then went on to coach Tony (sons) soccer team. An avid Badminton player and would play on a regular basis. Enjoyed a spot of Golf - was also a good water skier, table tennis player and in later years joined a tramping Club, whereby he tramped many of the scenic South Island tracks.
He enjoyed music and dancing. Both Barry and Winifred were part of the Rock n Roll club and also supported many local bands at dance nights - including Georges (Princes St) that was a favourite.
Barry also enjoyed photography and was seen at many local events, weddings, funerals and points of community interest - with his camera, taking shots.