Wendell Phillip PattersonOctober 20, 1940 ~ April 8, 2017 (age 76)
Wendell Phillip Patterson, the son of Edward Patterson and Elizabeth Phillips Patterson, both deceased, was born in Mt. Vernon, New York on October 20, 1940. Following a few years of declining health, he peacefully transitioned to his heavenly home on April 8, 2017.
He was a New York native for his entire life, until his retirement to Elon, North Carolina 11 years ago. He was a Mail Handler for the United States Postal Service. He enjoyed sport, especially watching the Carolina Panthers. He was an internet game aficionado.
He leaves loving memories to his beloved wife: Ruby Cleveland Patterson; two children: Timothy P. Patterson (Alexis) and Tanya Miller; 3 grandchildren; two sisters: Sharon Patterson and Lorese P. Moore (Gilbert); 2 aunts: Beatrice Jackson and Mildred Eskridg along with a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by two additional siblings: Ronald Patterson and Beverly Deveraux.