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Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home

920 Central Ave, Connersville, IN

OBITUARY

Jack Patterson

September 5, 1950August 16, 2019
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Jack R. Patterson, 68, of the Alpine community, died Friday, August 16, 2019 at Reid Health of Richmond.

Jack was born to Willard and Thelma Young Patterson, September 5, 1950 in Batesville, and moved to the farm with his family when he was three. He was a 1968 graduate of Connersville High School. On January 15, 1972 in Laurel, Jack married the former, Pamela R. Baldwin. He was a lifetime farmer and began managing the family farm at the age of 18 until retiring in 2016. Jack had also been employed as a truck driver at Crop Production Services in Kitchel. He enjoyed making his special salsa and preserving the food from his large garden. Trips to the Smokey Mountains and taking the grandkids to Brown County were exceptional occasions for Jack. He was an active member of Garrison Creek Baptist Church and was “Papaw’” to many.

Jack is survived by his wife, Pamela; his children and their spouses: Sheila R. Groce and Jacob, Jason R. Patterson; Jenny S. Hannefey and Travis ; Jacob R. Patterson, all of Connersville; brother: Glenn Patterson of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; sister: Ruth Ann Massey and her husband, Brad of Connersville; his grandchildren: Amber Schonfeld, Addison Myers, Tisiola Patterson, Halaevalu Patterson, Lukas Sizemore, Nicklas Hannefey, Hank Hannefey, Tiffany, Tyla and Tyler Patterson, Hailee and Hannah Groce; nephews and nieces, including, Annie Coleman.

In addition to his parents, Jack is preceded death by a sister Dianne Fultz.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 pm. Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Garrison Creek Baptist Church, 5952 South Garrison Road, with Pastor Tim Fluty officiating. Friends may visit at the church from 11:00 am. Thursday until the time of the service. Interment will follow in Laurel North Cemetery. For additional information and features, go to www.ShowalterBlackwellLong.com.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, August 22, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 22, 2019
  • Interment Thursday, August 22, 2019

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Barry Young

August 22, 2019

Thanks for being a good friend bud, Rest In Peace and all the best to Pam and the family!!

Vicki Ledford McCarty

August 21, 2019

Jenny and family so sorry to hear of your father's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God comfort you with His peace and love.

Kathy Doyle Sturgeon

August 21, 2019

I remember Jack so well in school at St. Gabriels. He was always a farm boy with his blonde flat top and jeans on. He always had a smile on his face and seemed to just get a kick out of life. Lost track of him over the years and would not have recognized him if I saw him on the street in Connersville. He was a cute boy and made a handsome father and "PaPaw". Sounds like he kept his priorities in line just like he had at St. Gabes smiling and enjoying his life. Sorry for your loss and God Bless You all as you continue on living his dreams of family and farming.

Stephanie Gansert

August 20, 2019

Glenn, Ruth Ann and Family,
Our condolences to you all at this difficult time. You are in our thoughts.
Stephanie & Jim Gansert

Class of 68 Connersville

August 19, 2019

Pam and family, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Jack. He was one of our class members. Please know that we are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

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