Roy Truman Patterson, age 93, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Westfield Rehab. Center surrounded by his family.
He was born in Harnett County, on July 16, 1925, to the late Duncan James Patterson and Nannie Womack Patterson. He is preceded in death by his wife, Swannie Dawkins Patterson; two brothers and four sisters. Roy served his country during WW II as a US Army CPL in the Philippines and the occupational forces of Japan.
Surviving relatives include his sons, Edwin Patterson and Pam of Sanford; Phil Patterson and Linda of Broadway and daughters, Joan Fowler and Dan of Sanford and Susan Wells and Robin McIntyre of Pinehurst; grandchildren, Lovedy Muniz and Guillermo, Sarah Patterson and Dr. Steve Daniels, Ryan Patterson and Sarah, Payton Badders and Robby, Emily Johnson and John; great-grandchildren, Noah and Max Muniz, Evie and James Daniels, Reece, Rylan, and Addison Patterson, and Savana Johnson; step-grandchildren, Matt and Joe Hinton and step- greatgrandchild, Nyah Hinton.
The family will receive friends on Monday, November 19, 2018, at Holly Springs Multipurpose Center from 6:30 to 8:30PM. The funeral service will be held in the Holly Springs Church on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at 2PM with Rev. Jerry Parsons and Rev. Scott Yow officiating. Burial will follow in Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holly Springs Baptist Church, 275 Holly Springs Church Rd, Broadway, NC 27505.