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Samuel Patterson

1933 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
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Patterson, Samuel
1933 - 2018
Samuel H. Patterson, Sr., age 84, of Pickerington, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Grant Medical Center. Born December 24, 1933 in Washington County, PA to the late Hugh Delano and Sarah Margaret (Mustard) Patterson. He moved to Pickerington in 1961 and worked at the Pickerington Creamery. He was retired streets and maintenance supervisor for the City of Pickerington, and was a member of Pickerington Church of Christ. He was a former member and past-president of the Pickerington Lions Club, and was a past-governor of the Moose Lodge. He was a longtime volunteer firefighter with Violet Township, was a former superintendent with Southfield Construction, formerly employed at Western Electric, and was known as "Sam the Pumpkin Man." Preceded in death by his wife Mary A. Patterson in 2001, children Robert Norris and Sharon Smith, granddaughter Jessica Leann Patterson, brother Billy Patterson and sister Sarah Patterson. He is survived by children, Dennis (Janet) Norris, Missouri, Paul (Carol) Norris, Canal Winchester, Deanna (Bill) Libengood, Georgia, John (Kathie) Norris, Thornville, Darla (Jeff) Berman, Pickerington, Jay Patterson, Pennsylvania, Sandy Larsen, Baltimore, Sam (Missy) Patterson, Jr., Baltimore; son-in-law, Mark Smith, Iowa; 21 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren; sisters, Louise Severence, Florida, Peg McQuain, Quaker City; brothers, Jim Patterson, Pickerington, John Patterson, New Concord, Dick Patterson, Cambridge, Harry "Mac" Patterson, Cambridge, Ed Patterson, Galloway; many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit 2-6 pm Sunday at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME, 550 Hill Rd. N. (St. Rt. #256), Pickerington, and one hour prior to the funeral service 10:30 am Monday at Pickerington Church of Christ, 9645 Stoudertown Road, Pickerington, 43147 with Ministers Matt Thomas and Anthony Rex officiating. Interment after at Violet Cemetery. Friends who wish may contribute to Pickerington Church of Christ in Sam's memory. Online condolences at www.spencefuneralhome.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 5, 2018
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