Robert "Lew" Patton, Jr.



Robert Lewis "Lew" Patton, Jr. of Murrells Inlet, SC passed away on December 3, 2017. Lew was born in Charlotte, NC to Robert Lewis Patton, Sr. and Frances Jewett Patton.

He was a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill in 1958 and a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. For many years, he was employed in the insurance industry. In 1970, he opened The Cheese Shop in the new Southpark Mall in Charlotte, the first store of its kind. He found his way to Murrells Inlet in the early 90's where he met the love of his life, Jo ann Jones. Here they began a wonderful life full of surprises and adventure traveling and antiquing together. He was always ready to bend an ear with true stories that you wouldn't believe and a hearty discussion of the constitution.

He is survived by his best friend, soul mate and love Jo ann Jones, his 4 children, 7 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and Jo ann's children and grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, December 09, 2017 at Burroughs Funeral Home, 3558 Old Kings Hwy Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.

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Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services (843.651.1440) of Murrells Inlet is assisting the family.