Ezra Billings "Bud" Patten1927 ~ 2011Bud Patten, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 due to complications from diabetes. He was born November 9, 1927 to Ezra Thomas and Pauline Phillips Patten of Orem, Utah. He married Anna Lou Judd on September 11, 1951 in the Manti Temple. Together, they raised eight children who survive them: Dr. Judd (Ikuko) Patten, Baton Rouge, LA; K. Shawn Patten (SuneNeem) Patten, Orem, UT; Chad Patten (Tina Hill), Lehi, UT; Clinton Patten, Phoenix, AZ; Darren (DeAnn) Patten, Mesquite, NV; Kestin (Keith) Mattinson, Orem, UT; Phillip (Amanda) South Jordan, UT; Jennifer (Mike) Watson, Lindon, UT. and 28 Grandchildren and 14 Great Grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters Deon Carroll, Lafayette, CA; LaWana Ballantyne, Mapleton, UT and his brothers Brent Patten, Antioch, CA; Doug Patten, Orem, UT. He is preceded is passing by his brothers: Tom Patten, Orem, UT and Emery Patten, Fairview, UT.Bud is a decorated veteran of the US Navy. He served his country honorably aboard ship in the US Navy from 1946-1949. He was a long-serving, faithful member of the LDS church. His service to his church included: Stake High Councilman in Orem, Councilman in the District Presidency in Pittsburg, PA., BYU 116th Ward Bishop, San Juan, Puerto Rico couple missionary, and Special Assistant to the Quorum of the Seventy for the Correctional Facilities in Utah.He served the Boy Scouts of America for years in troop, district, council and executive positions. His many scouting accomplishments include the 55 Year Service Award, Silver Beaver, 2nd Miler Award, and pioneering the Varsity Scouting Program. Bud was a well-known Utah County businessman. His career spanned over 60 years in many diverse areas of business and commerce that included being a licensed engineer and executive manager for US Steel in plants located in Pittsburg, PA and Vineyard, Utah. Later, he served as COO for Geneva Steel. He co-founded and served as CEO and Chairman of Capital Community Bank for nearly 20 years. He also served on the Orem CEDO Board.He was dedicated to continuing his family tradition of fruit farming in Orem and later on West Mountain in his "spare time". He believed strongly in being self sufficient, gaining an education and teaching his descendants the value and rewards of hard work and perseverance. He will be greatly missed and remembered in the hearts of many. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, December 19, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the LDS Chapel located on 731 East (Canal Road) Center Street in Lindon, Utah. Friends and family may call at Sundberg Olpin Mortuary, 495 South State Street Orem, Utah on Sunday evening, December 18th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and at the LDS Chapel on Monday morning from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Graveside Services will follow at the Orem City Cemetery with Military rites performed by American Legion Post #72. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.sundbergolpinmortuary.com and Facebook event: This Bud's for You