Jay Bradley "Brad" Patterson, 46
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Jay Bradley "Brad" Patterson, age 46, of Lafayette, died Friday, December 28, 2012 at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis from injuries sustained in a fire at his residence along with his beloved dog Ryder.
Born on January 2, 1966 in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Robert S. Patterson & Christine "Tina" Gollmitzer Jones (husb: Jerry) of Bradenton, FL. He had attended Harrison High School. He served with the U.S. Army.
Brad was a semi truck driver for FedEx freight & also worked in the Deli Department at Payless. He enjoyed fishing.
Surviving with his mother are 2 children: Lydia Patterson & Jason Patterson, 4 siblings: Tricia Norris (husb: Bryan) & Lesa Hale (husb: Danny) both of Lafayette, Holly Brown (husb: Justin) of Logansport & Robbie Frye (wife: Karla) of Loretto, TN, his Paternal Grandmother: Dorothy V. Patterson of Lafayette, his best friend & cousin: Daryl Zagora Leistor, many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews & friends. He was preceded in death by his uncle: Ronald Patterson, Maternal grandparents: Joe & Bette Gollmitzer & Paternal Grandpa: Dr. Fred L. Patterson.
A Memorial calling will be held 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Hippensteel Funeral Home. A private interment will be held at a later date at Battle Ground Cemetery. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Tricia Norris for his children's education. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com.
Hippensteel Funeral Home, Inc.
822 North Ninth Street Lafayette, IN 47904
Published in the Journal & Courier from Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 2012