Keith R. Patterson

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

Born February 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 October 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; parents, brothers, John L., Furman, and Bob Patterson; sisters, Edith Fall, Virginia Pulliam, Joan Leslie, and Sally Stewart.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, October 30th 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.

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