Louis Winfield Patterson
August 28, 1925 – October 4, 2012
Patterson, Louis Winfield August 28, 1925 – October 4, 2012 Louis Winfield Patterson, formerly of Tulsa, Muskogee, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, passed away on October 4, 2012, in Dallas, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Parker Williams Patterson of Tulsa, Oklahoma, his wife Susan Pierce Patterson and their son, David Edward Patterson of Rockford, Illinois. He is survived by his children, Steven Thomas Patterson and his wife, Elizabeth Simpson Patterson, of Kerrville, Texas, and Reynolds West Patterson and his wife, Teresa Arnold Patterson, of Plano, Texas. He is also survived by his daughter-in-law, Janice Hines Patterson Roberman and her husband Charles Harold Roberman, of Houston, Texas. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Thomas Winfield Patterson of Rochester, New York, Andrew Edward Patterson and his wife Meghan McAllister Patterson of Austin, Texas, Christopher Warren Patterson and his wife Sara Katheleen Kilroy of Boston, Massachusetts, and Claudia Gagen Patterson of Houston, Texas. He is also survived by great-grandsons, Cody Parker Patterson and Caleb Joseph Patterson of Austin, Texas. He was a graduate of Oklahoma A & M University (Oklahoma State University), where he earned a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering in 1947. Upon graduation, he joined Patterson Steel Company in Tulsa where he worked with his father, uncle and cousins until the company was sold in 1969. He held other operations management positions as an executive with Muskogee Iron Works, Muskogee, Oklahoma, Robberson Steel Company and Capital Steel Company, both in Oklahoma City. He was a long time member of Rotary International including memberships in Tulsa, Muskogee, Oklahoma City, and Dallas. He was also a member of several professional engineering organizations. The Burial Service will be Monday, October 8, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at 1:30 PM. Arrangements for a Memorial Service are pending. Please check the web-site for updates. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Up With Trees at www.UpWithTrees.org and reference “In Memory of Louis Patterson”.
- Memorial Service Friday, October 12, 2012
- Graveside Service Monday, October 8, 2012
Louis Winfield Patterson
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October 19, 2012
The Rotary Club of Park Cities (Dallas), Texas sends its sincere condolences to the Patterson family. Lou was a devoted and faithful member of this Club for almost ten years. He will be missed by all his fellow Rotarians.
Fred A. Brown
October 9, 2012
The Board and Members of the Lone Star Parliamentary Unit grieve the loss of Lou Patterson who was a member of our Unit for a long time. May peace come to his family in their time of grief.
Dr. Rickey Hargrave, President
Lone Star Parliamentary Unit
Joanne West Marti
October 8, 2012
Thinking of you all and your wonderful family. He led a wonderful life! The pictures are great to see the Tulsans I remember. Love to you all.
Rev. Connie Murray-Ichord
October 7, 2012
My love to all the Patterson family. I just loved Louis.
Now he is with his Sue and wonderful son David.
Comforting to know. All I can say is THANKS LOUIS FOR ALL YOU DID FOR ME DURING MY FORMATIVE YEARS TO MAKE ME WHO I AM TODAY.