He was a son to Raojibhai and Gangben Patel and loving husband to Madhuben Patel. He had five brothers, three sisters, two children and three grandchildren.

He migrated to USA in 1988 as a proud businessman. He was loved and will be missed dearly.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today, Nov. 2, in Walker Funeral Home in Carbondale.