Relative says former Harrison Co. Sheriff has passed away - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Relative says former Harrison Co. Sheriff has passed away

By Danielle Thomas - bio | email

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A former Harrison County sheriff has died.

Luther Patton's daughter-in-law, Jan Patton, told WLOX he passed away shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday after a lengthy illness.

Patton served as Harrison County Sheriff from 1968 until 1971. He was 92-years-old.

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