BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Javoni Patton, a lifelong Bridgeport resident, died on Thursday, Feb. 11. He was 28.
Patton attended Stratford Public Schools, and he enjoyed playing football and loved his family.
He is survived by his children, Javoni Patton Jr. and Jhedell Patton; parents Twana Patton and Fred Vereen; siblings Ariyan Drake, Felicia Vereen, Destiny Vereen, Dayron Wilkins and Tryton Carozza; maternal grandmother Brenda Patton Jernigan; paternal grandparents Connie Vereen and Fred Vereen Sr.; special grandfather Keith Coote; godparents Micheal Kennedy, Carlos Harris and Constance Bond; aunts Soroya Patton, Yasima Anderson and Barbara Vereen; uncle Rodney Ladson; special friends Willie Stancil and Arnold Oden; and a host of cousins and other relatives.
Patton was predeceased by his godmother, Jackie Rogers.
Visiting hours will be held from 9 a.m. until the noon funeral service, on Saturday, Feb. 20, at East End Baptist Church, 548 Central Ave., in Bridgeport. Baker-Isaac Funeral Services, in Bridgeport, is assisting with arrangements.
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