John B. Patterson 84, West Lafayette, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at Lafayette Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, West Lafayette.

He was born Sunday, Sept. 5, 1926, in Coshocton County, to the late John and Mary (Stonebrook) Patterson.

He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran.

He retired from Alsco Aluminum in Gnadenhutten.

On June 19, 1948, he married Wilma (Fortune) Patterson, who survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Stephen (Diane) Patterson and Kenneth (Karen) Patterson, all of West Lafayette; three grandchildren, Toni (Ken) Dulaney, Annette (John) Wyler and Vikki (Jay) McGinnis; six great-grandchildren, Tiffoni, Micala and Monique Dulaney, Kurt and Jenna Wyler, and Kamryn McGinnis; four brothers, Earl Patterson of Coshocton, Max (Marilyn) Patterson of West Lafayette, Tom (Joan) Patterson of West Lafayette and Chester (Margaret) Patterson of Florida; and five sisters, Marjorie (Robert) Lorenz of Fresno, Doris Mellor of Barberton, Ellen Pickrell of West Lafayette, Pat (Dan) Blickensderfer of West Lafayette, and Susan Patterson of West Lafayette.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Kurt Patterson; and four brothers, Jackie, Bill, Larry, Keith Patterson.

Services were Jan. 13, 2011, at the Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown, with Pastor Cal Searles officiating.

Graveside military services were conducted by the Newcomerstown Veterans Honor Guard.

Burial was in the West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Coshocton County, P.O. Box 1284, Coshocton, OH 43812.

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