He had resided in the United States for 32 years. He was a member of the Gsete of East Temple. He was retired after many years in the hotel business.
He was the son of the late Dahyabhai Patel and Tiviben D. Patel.
He is survived by his three children: Rajool Patel (Bali) of Atlanta, Urvi Patel (Bob) of Chattanooga and Manish Patel (Poonam) of Duluth, Ga.; siblings: Nagin Patel (Kala Patel) of Dallas and Kusum Patel of Tyler, Texas; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Sept. 28, 2012, at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.