Donald L. Patterson

June 1, 1929 ~ May 5, 2000 (age 70)


Donald L. Patterson, 70, of Evansville, died Friday, May 5, 2000, at Deaconess Hospital of an aneurysm.

He retired from Red Spot Paints, where he worked as a sales representative and had worked for Sherwin Williams.

He was a member of Central United Methodist Church, where he was on the board of trustees and a member of the 4- C’ers Sunday school class. He was also a member of Plumb Masonic Lodge 862 and Kosair Shrine Temple in Louisville, Ky., and a Kentucky Colonel.

Surviving are his wife of two years, Betty (McNeely); a daughter, Donna Jaha of Louisville; a stepdaughter, Lin­da Martin of Waycross, Ga.; a son, Michael of Louisville; two stepsons, Terry Martin of Evansville and Chris Martin of Austin, Texas; his mother, Cora Patterson of Louisville; two sis­ters, Alta Messex and Tootie Davis, both of Louisville; a brother, Wayne of Louisville; nine grandchildren, Matthew, Nicholas and Michele Jaha, Ryan and Evan Patterson and


Brock, Bethanne, Blair and Jonathon Martin; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Florence, in 1996.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. EST Tuesday at Arch L. Heady Funeral Home Hike’s Point Chapel in Louisville, the Rev. C. Mac Hamon officiating, with burial in Evergreen Ceme­tery in Louisville.

Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel and from 1 to 8 p.m. EST Monday at Arch L. Heiady Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Central United Methodist Church Project Love.


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