Patrick D. Filla, 62, of Chardon Township, died Dec. 25, 2013, at UH Geauga Regional Medical Center.
Born June 14, 1951, in Chardon, to Joseph and Janette (nee Clemmons) Filla, he had been a lifelong area resident.
Pat was a graduate of Chardon High School's Class of 1969 and worked with Ronyak Bros. Paving.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing, taught himself taxidermy and was a self-described "naturalist."
Survivors include his mother, Janette of University Heights; brothers, Michael (Kate) of Newbury, Sam of Hambden Township and Angelo (Kristy) of Chardon; sister, Diane Filla of Windsor, Ohio; and many extended family members.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph.
Private family services were held.
Arrangements by the Burr Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Chardon. Information and condolences online at www.burrservice.com.