Feb. 12, 1951 - July 8, 2013
David Patterson, 62, of Rancho Cucamonga passed away of natural causes July 8, 2013 in Ontario.
He was born February 12, 1951 in El Centro. David graduated from Brawley Union High School in 1970 and moved to Upland, CA to continue his education and in 1972 he graduated from Chaffey College.
In 1974 David graduated from the Department of Corrections Academy, beginning his career as a correctional officer until his retirement. In 1992 he continued his career with the Boys Republic in Chino Hills, retiring this past February.
Visitation will take place Thursday, July 25 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Montecito Memorial Park, 3520 E. Washington St., Colton, CA 92324.
A memorial service will be held Friday, July 26 at 10 a.m., also at Montecito Memorial Park.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Geneva Evans; brother, Henry Elliott; aunt, Mary Mitchell and 6 uncles.
David is survived by his daughter, Davina Patterson; 3 grandchildren of San Bernardino, CA; brother, Gary Murray of Grand Terrace, CA; sisters, Willie Mae Forrest and Audella Patterson, both of San Bernardino, CA; and uncle, Havery Evans Sr. of Brawley.
Published in Imperial Valley Press Online from July 20 to July 21, 2013