Harold E. "Ching" Patton, 87, Bellwood died Friday at Altoona Center for Nursing Care. He was born in Bellwood, son of the late Joseph H. and Ivella (Wyland) Patton. He married Clare Ann (Garman) June 2, 1947, in Bellwood. Surviving are children: John and LeAnn; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two brothers. He was preceded in death by his wife; four brothers and three sisters. Harold was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of WWII. Friends will be received from 12 until the 2 p.m. funeral service on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Bellwood.