PEORIA - Nicholas R. Patterson, 25, of Peoria died on Friday, April 5, 2013, in Peoria.
Nicholas was born on March 21, 1988, in Peoria, the son of Dennis G. and Yvonne Cowser Patterson.
He is survived by his mother, Yvonne Patterson of Peoria; his father, Dennis (Sandra) Patterson of Peoria, maternal grandparents, Rodger and Annetta Cowser of Laura; and aunts and uncles, Stephen (Charlotte) Cowser of Bradford, Marc (Carol J.) Cowser of Tiskilwa, Andy (Carol L.) Cowser of Laura, Paula (Shannon) Hayes of Kell, Ill., and Darin Cowser of Elmwood, and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, and a cousin, Michael Cowser.
Nicholas graduated from Richwoods High School and worked as a carpenter for Hoagland Construction. He enjoyed camping, music concerts, hockey and soccer games, and hanging out with his friends.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Hammitt-Hott Funeral Home, Princeville. Rev. Greg Grindinger will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Millbrook Glendale Cemetery, Elmore.
Memorial contributions may be made to Peoria Rescue Ministries.
Private condolences may be sent to the family via www.hammitthott.com.