August 20, 1943 - March 11, 2019
John Bowmen Patterson 75 of Guntersville passed away late Monday evening, March 11, 2019 at Marshall Medical Center South. Mr. Patterson was born and reared in Houston Texas, and he lived there until his senior year of high school before moving to Mission, Texas. Mr. Patterson had a Bachelors of Science from Baylor University in English and Social Studies, and he had a Masters degree from Sam Houston University in Education. Mr. Patterson was an avid Baylor Bear Football fan, his father was a team physician for the Baylor Football team and his brother played football for Baylor. He was part of five generations of family to attend Baylor University. Mr. Patterson retired from Education teaching in Texas and substituting in Marshall County after 20 years. He then hit the road as a truck driver and a Truck Driving instructor. In his retirement, he and his wife served as relief house parents at Moriah Christian Children's Home in DeKalb County. He was a born again Christian, and had a deep desire to study biblical history. He lived his faith and his belief in eternal life. He was a member of South Sauty Baptist Church and sang in the choir, known for his beautiful bass voice. He was known for his sense of humor, wit, and caring for other people. He was survived by his Wife; Sue Wood Patterson; Brother, Patrick Patterson (Debby) of Houston Texas; Sister, Dorothy Zey of Ft Worth Texas; Sister-in-Law, Annette Patterson of Dallas Texas; Grandchildren, Melanie and John Patterson and son-in-law, Barry Patterson of Odenville, Al and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents: Robert Patterson Sr.; brother, Dorothy Bowman Patterson, Brother, Michael Patterson and Robert Patterson Jr. and Stepdaughter, Suzanne Patterson. There will be a Memorial Service at South Sauty Baptist Church in Langston with Reverend Briggs King officiating. Burial will follow at Haneys Chapel Cemetery.
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