Visitation will be held Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 5:00-8:00 PM.
Mr. Patterson passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Medical Center of Manchester in Manchester TN.
He was born September 12, 1946 in Cherokee, NC the son of the late Johnny Hillard Patterson, Sr., and Naomi Amburn Patterson.
John was self-employed as a certified crop advisor who enjoyed working a typical farmers schedule and socializing with his many colleagues and friends. He also enjoyed deer hunting and fishing. He and his wife, Sandra enjoyed many trips traveling throughout the Caribbean. John was a decorated United States Marine Veteran having served in Vietnam. He was honorably discharged from active duty February 28, 1969 with the rank of Lieutenant Corporal. He will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends.
Survivors include his loving wife of 44 years, Sandra H. Patterson of Manchester; two children, Dean Hatfield Patterson of Manchester; and Amy Eppes and husband Jimmy of Manchester; four grandchildren Erica Patterson, Austin Patterson, Jamison Eppes, and Ashtyn Eppes. Also surviving are two sisters, Jean Dillard and husband Cal of Copperhill, TN and Sue Deal and husband Vance also of Copperhill, TN and a brother Michael Patterson of Manchester, TN and many nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.
Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the family of John H. Patterson.