|First Quorum of the Seventy|
|3 April 2010|
|Called by||Thomas S. Monson|
18 July 1961
Carlisle, England United Kingdom
|Spouse(s)||Jennifer Carole Hulme|
Kearon was born in Carlisle, England. He was baptized into the LDS Church on Christmas Eve 1987. He was introduced to the church when he stayed with an LDS family in California; two years later, he met LDS missionaries in London and began learning about the church. Kearon has worked in transportation, real estate and related fields. In the LDS Church, he has been the president of the Bristol England Stake and an area seventy.
Kearon delivered his first General Conference address in October 2010. He spoke of being healed spiritually through the Atonement of Jesus Christ.
Kearon and his wife, Jennifer Carole Hulme, whom he met while she was studying in London as a BYU student, are the parents of four children. At the time of his call as a general authority, Kearon was living in Clevedon, which is a town in North Somerset, England. In 2011, he was appointed as an Assistant Executive Director of the church's Priesthood and Media Services departments. From August 2012 to August 2015, he served as a counselor in the presidency of the church's Europe Area, then becoming the area's president in August 2015.
- "Elder Patrick Kearon," Liahona, May 2010, p. 141
- R. Scott Lloyd, "Patrick Kearon: He found joy based on service", Church News, 2010-05-08