F. DuWayne (Pat) Patterson, 84, died Sunday, June 21, 2020, at Baldwin Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Baldwin City, KS after a short illness. He was born December 20, 1935, at Copeland, KS to Frank D. and Maurietta J. Patterson. He graduated from Copeland High School in 1953 and then attended Oklahoma Panhandle State College in Goodwill, OK.
He married Janice Feese on January 1, 1956 in Liberal, KS. Pat farmed with his father in Copeland, KS, and was also a butcher in Montezuma, KS. They moved to Hutchinson, KS in 1970 where he worked at Kingsley-Wagner Supply Company as a tool repairman for many years. Pat retired from Walmart Corporation in 2001, where he was a department manager. He and Janice moved to Baldwin City, KS in 2017.
He is survived by his wife, Janice, four children – Dennis (Kala), Lawrence, KS; David (Carol), Centennial, CO; Darren, El Dorado, KS; and DeAnn, Hutchinson, KS — his brother, Fred (Trini), Hutchinson, KS, and sister, Carol (Vernon) Hedrick, Derby, KS. Pat is also survived by six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson.
Cremation has taken place and there will be a private family Celebration of Life at a later date. The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of the funeral home.
Messages & Condolences
Harold and I were saddened to hear of DuWaynes death. I think the last time we saw you was at Marritas funeral. God bless you and your family at this time of sorrow. Harold and JoAnne Lance
Fred I am so sorry for the loss of your brother Pat. My sympathy to all of his family.
Janice – was so sorry to hear about Pat’s passing. You have many memories made together. Please know we are thinking of you and your family.
Janice we are saddened by Pat’s passing. May he Rest In Peace. Larry and Claudine Corkins. Salina Kansas.
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