NORTH TAZEWELL, VA John Douglas Patterson, age 69 transitioned at his home surrounded by loved ones on September 2, 2017. He was a son of the late Dorothy Carson and late John "Champ" Patterson. Born June 1, 1948, he was raised by the late Aunt Fanny Lee Turner.
John served as a US Marine in Vietnam on the front line infantry. After which, he worked for 30 years in the coal mines.
John is survived by his devoted wife of 42 years, Theresa Kaye Patterson; children, Ursula Maxine Patterson, John Jamal Patterson, and Kondwani Ali Patterson; grandsons Terrence Taxley Jr and Kondwani Jaeden Patterson. He leaves behind a strong legacy and will be truly missed by a host of relatives and friends who loved him.
Homegoing services will be Monday, September 11, 2017 at 2 PM Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home
Tazewell, VA with Visitation 1-2 PM.
Online condolences www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com
Published on September 9, 2017