William Eugene Patterson, Sr., 66, of Martinsburg,W.Va., passed away on Friday at Martinsburg VAMC.
Born Jan.y 17, 1947 in Yatesboro, Pa.; he was the son of the late Robert Patterson and Mary Shoemaker Patterson. William served our country in the United States Marine Corp
. and the U.S. Army, where he later retired.
He is survived by his loving wife, Wilma L. Patterson of Martinsburg, W.Va.; four sons, William Patterson Jr. of Buffalo, N.Y.; Larry Fox of Townend, Del.; Stacey Fox of Nashville, Tenn. and Travis Fox of Martinsburg, W.Va. ; four daughters, Staci Patterson of Pittsburgh; Kimberley Clendenin of Havre de Grace, Md.; Nancy Fox of Pylesville, Md., and Sonya Fox of Martinsburg, W.Va.; two brothers, Robert Patterson and George Patterson, both of New Bethlehem, Pa. ; two sisters, Sally McGregor of Dayton, Ohio and Mary Siegl er of Yatesboro, Pa. ; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Rosedale Funeral Home, 917 Cemetery Road, Martinsburg, W.Va., with visitation one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25403. Condolences may be sent to www.rosedalefuneral.com.