Stanley Patch

Stanley R. Patch, 67, of Portland died Wednesday, June 15 at his residence. He was born Sunday, August 15, 1954 in Jay County. He married Janet S. Allen in September 1998.
He attended South Adams High School and served his country in the U.S. Army in Germany. He was quite the handyman and could fix about anything he put his mind to. He loved spending time outdoors, gardening and woodworking.
He is survived by his mother, Betty A. (Wendel) Patch of Berne; two daughters, Kimberly M. (John) Lehman of Berne and Karen A. (Ray) Wilson of Portland; son, Mark R. (Tricia) Patch of Bluffton; five brothers, Bill (Melissa) Patch, Randy (Goldie) Patch, Joe (Bonnie) Patch, Roger (Yvonne) Patch and John (Carolyn) Patch; sisters, Tammy Teeple and Patty (Rick) Newsome; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his father, Francis R. “Frank” Patch; his wife, January 31, 2019; and sister Connie Stanford.
Visitation will be three and a half hours prior to the 7:30 p.m. funeral service Thursday, June 23 at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, 100 N. Washington St., Geneva. Pastor Scott Ochsner will officiate.
Arrangements provided by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at