Sharon Patterson

Sharon Patterson

1934 - 2012

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Obituary of Sharon Patterson

Patterson, Sharon C. "Skeeter", age 77, of Middletown, OH, formerly of Clinton, TN passed away Friday July 13, 2012 at home with his family by his side. He was born August 3, 1934 in Clinton, TN, the son of the late Dorsey and Violet (Swehla) Patterson. He served in the U.S. Army for two years, and retired from the National Guard Reserves after 22 years of service. He was a well driller by trade, drilling wells in Tennessee, Iowa, and owned his own drilling company in Ohio. He served as a volunteer fireman in Tama, Iowa and was a member of the American Legion, V.F.W. and Moose Lodge. He was an avid bowler, longtime pheasant hunter, enjoyed shooting pool, NASCAR fan, and a member of the Packard Auto Club. Preceding him in death were his first wife, Mildred Patterson; three brothers, Billy, Wallace, and Joe; and a step-daughter, Jennifer Huff.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Patterson; daughter, Debbie Metzler, husband A.J.; three grandchildren, Larry Riddle, Reagan Metzler and Ryan Metzler; sister, Virginia Rose; step-daughters, Tammy Orner and Jodi Brewer, husband Jack; 11 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Skeeter will be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Skeeter's family will receive friends on Friday, July 20, 2012 from 11 am - 12 noon in the Chapel of Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN with his Celebration of Life Service following at 12 noon with Rev. Donald Swift officiating. Skeeter's interment will follow his Celebration of Life service at Patterson Family Cemetery in the Dutch Valley Community with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Middletown, 1001 Grove St., Suite 800, Middletown, OH 45044. Herr-Riggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements in Ohio and Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all local arrangements.

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