In Memory Of

Darryl Patterson

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Guest Book

Tracie Jennings

November 03, 2013 | Tampa, FL

I met cuda through a mutual friend, Demetrius (knott) Jenkins. And I tell you from the time I met him he would always make you laugh no matter what you are going through and how bad you think things are, you can make. And he would be there for you if you needed him.
In 2005, I moved to Atlanta, and I had talked to him about some health issues he was having with his throat. Needless to say, I found a malignant mass in my breast 6 months later. I tried to avoid it, but Cuda found out. And...

William Conner

May 29, 2013 | Tampa, FL

Lightning quick on the court and fierce on the court , loyal and hilarious off the court . It was a privilege to know you and witness your talent first hand as a teammate .my heart is heavy but through Christ love and mercy , our hearts will heal but you will not be forgotten r.i.p.

Beverly Mitchell-Ford

May 25, 2013 | Tampa, FL

Our time is not God's time. He is an on time God. God saw fit to ultimately heal Cuda by opening the gates of Heaven for eternal life. Cuda, we known each other sine we were 12 years old and I still remember us in 10th grade World History you sitting right next to me making me smile and laugh. We graduated high school together and went to USF together as well. You always spoke to me no matter where you were or who you were with. My brother, Reggie, told me you always asked about me. I just...

Johnny Wilson

May 25, 2013 | Durham, NC

Darryl has brought many people together on and off the courts with his talents, laughter and most of all, his heart. Well done Brother! R.I.P

Thomas Eubanks

May 24, 2013 | Riverview, FL

God Bless

To the family and friends of Darryl "Cuda", may the blessings of our Lord, comfort you in your time of need...May Darryl rest in peace

Jackie Cooper

May 23, 2013 | Tampa, FL

R.I.P Cuda. You were "real" & loyal to those you loved, thank you for never changing, thats what I'll always remember about you. Thank you for accepting me for me & caring just the same. Much love & God bless

May 22, 2013

LOVED watching Cuda play basketball, so dynamic, so exciting. Loved knowing Cuda as well...so happy & full of life. So very, very sad for the trials and suffering experienced... RIP, my friend. Brenda (Sword) Tsai Meu Chong (Plano, TX)

Sherry Thomas Palmer

May 21, 2013 | Atlanta, GA

My Dearest USF Buddy,

Thank you for the laughter and your kindness. More important, thank you for being my friend. You will be missed.

LaRhonda Butler

May 21, 2013 | Baltimore, MD

Cuda "P", seems like it was just yesterday we were enjoying breakfast with the crew at Village Inn in Tampa. I'm going to truly miss your smile & sense of humor. May the Lord bless & keep your family during this time & provide them with peace & comfort.

Rest In Paradise my friend.


Darryl's Obituary

Local star athlete Darryl "Cuda" Patterson, 49, of Tampa died May 16, 2013.

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