DEXTER - Donald Wayne Patterson, 71, died Feb. 17, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare.
Born Sept. 19, 1930, in Rector, Ark., son of the late John Wesley and Irene Howe Patterson, he retired as a truck driver for a frozen foods company.
Survivors include: one son, Randy Patterson of Dudley; two daughters, Linda Sullivan of Clarkston, Mich., and Connie Honkoski-Meridian of Colorado, Idaho; two brothers, Paul Patterson of Flint, Mich., and Ray Patterson of Kalkaska, Mich.; two sisters, Eutha Bradshaw of Cross Hill, S.C., and Patricia Samuelson of Fostoria, Mich.; and five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Orval Patterson and William Patterson; and one sister, Veda Warthen.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Bob Wiggins officiating.
Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.