Keith R. Patterson

Keith R. Patterson, 77, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, Oct. 26, 2015.

Born Feb. 18, 1938 in Greencastle, he was the son of John L. and Opal O. (Grimes) Patterson.

He married Phyllis Joan (Dickey) Patterson on May 11, 1957 and she preceded him in death on Oct. 27, 2014.

Keith retired from Putnam Beverage, where he had been a truck driver for several years.

After his retirement, Keith worked for Belle Union Feed and ran his own cattle hauling service.

He had also worked at the Zinc Mill in Greencastle.

Survivors include his children, Terri (Brian) Phillips, Darrell (Mary) Patterson, Stacy (Holly) Patterson and Brian Patterson; brothers Jack Patterson and Donald Patterson; sisters Kay (Bob) Gilley, Sue Inman and Doris McMains; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Patterson; his parents; brothers John L., Furman and Bob Patterson; sisters Edith Fall, Virginia Pulliam, Joan Leslie and Sally Stewart.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31 at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family c/o www.Hopkins-Rector.com.