SHELBY- Mr. Kenneth Billy Patterson, 77, of Shelby, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and proudly fought in the Korean War. He also retired from Hoechst Celanese.
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He was preceded in death by his mother, Francis Lail; and his sister, Trina Callahan.
He is survived by a son, Wade Patterson of Shelby; a daughter, Tracy Morgan and husband Charles of Shelby; a granddaughter, Leia Young , her husband Luke and their son, Dexter, all of Gastonia; a grandson, Michael Lail, his wife Heather and their son, Aedan, all of Cherryville; a granddaughter, LaShay Laye, her husband Keith and their son, KJ, all of Kings Mountain; a sister, Jean Philbeck of Shelby; and special friend, Joyce Harrelson of Shelby.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory, and at other times at 1000 Mark Drive, Shelby.
Funeral Home: Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory is serving the family
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
, 1901 Brunswick Avenue, Suite 200, Charlotte, N.C. 28207
Online Condolences: www.clevelandfuneralservice.com
Cleveland Funeral Services
2518 West Dixon Boulevard Shelby, NC 28150
Published in Shelby Star on Dec. 4, 2012