Otis Patrick

Otis Wilson Patrick, Sr., 94, of Loveland, Colorado passed away on December 8, 2012. He was born on December 17, 1917 in Ft. Worth, Texas to Marion and Mary Ellen Patrick. Otis moved from Ft. Worth, Texas to Loveland in 2000. He graduated from Howard Payne College in Brownwood, Texas with a Bachelors degree. Otis graduated from the University of Texas in El Paso, Texas with a Masters in Education. He worked as a school teacher for 30 years in El Paso, Texas. Otis served in the US Air Force during WWII and was a member of the CCC prior to that. He enjoyed Shakespeare, and loved writing poetry. He was a ham radio operator and enjoyed communicating with people across the world. Otis was a Master Mason. He is survived by his son, G. Duncan Patrick and wife Dianne of Loveland, Colorado; daughter, Loretta Causey of Arlington, TX and his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Oldie “Dee” Patrick; and his son, Otis W. Patrick, Jr. A Graveside Service will be held in El Paso, Texas at a later date.

Published in Loveland Reporter-Herald on Dec. 11, 2012