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James Patterson, June 26, 2024


Funeral services for James “Mr. Jim” Lester Patterson, age, 82 of Shelbyville, were held Monday, July 1, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home. with Jarred Young officiating. Burial followed at Hagewood and Hand Cemetery in Charlotte, TN. Mr. Jim passed from this life June 26, 2024 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Visitation was Sunday, June 30, 2024, from 2:00 -5:00p.m. at Doak-Howell Funeral Home.
Mr. Jim was born August 21, 1941, in Nashville, TN to the late George & Marie Donnelly Patterson. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife of 52 years, Ann M. Patterson; brother, Jerry Patterson; and sister, Linda Rolfe.
He was a graduate of Waverly High School and attended Austin Peay before serving his country in the U.S. Navy. He would then go on to be a tower engineer with AT&T for 35 years having retired in 1999.
He was a lover of softball, bird hunting, fishing, golf, dirt and street bikes. He especially loved spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his stepchildren; Beverly (Allen) Peralta, Joe Evans, Robin (Allen) Johnson, grandchildren; Heath (Chrissy) Young, Jarred (Natasha) Young, Brad Evans, Justin (Brittany) Evans, Brandy (Shawn) Graves, Elizabeth Gentry, Kyle (Beth) Stovall, brothers; Mike (Dianne) Patterson, Joe (Janis) Patterson, Charlie (Reatha)Patterson, sister; Margaret (Jim) Simmons and several great grandchildren.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home will be serving the family.