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  • "Patterson family - I'm terribly sorry for your lose. John..."
    - Brad Gutzler
  • "Dear Lisa,Leah & Mike, We are so sorry for your lose...."
  • "He was my father for 53 years. Dad was always by my side..."
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PATTERSON, John H. Jr. 78, of Clearwater passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Meade countryside hospital. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughter, Lisa; and son, Mark; grandchildren, Leah, Michael and Jennifer; great-grand- children, Emma, Taylor and Joey. Born June 21, 1934 in Watertown, NY, son of John and Margaret Patterson. He graduated Watertown High School and served 2 years as an MP during the Korean War. He married Barbara Wise on Nov. 28, 1953, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Watertown. John was a Police Officer with the Watertown PD for 21 years, retiring as a Sergeant on Oct. 26, 1977. He also served for 10 years as an Officer for the Clark County Sheriffs office in Arkadelphia, AR, retiring as a Major in March 1988. John lived his life the fullest and cherished his friends and family. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Feb. 15, 2013