Raymond Edward Patterson

Graveside service for Raymond Edward Patterson, 77, Lawrence will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, January23, 2015 at Oak Hill Cemetery. He passed away Monday, January 19, 2015 in Lawrence.

He was born September 15, 1937 in Lawrence, KS the son of Arthur and Edna (Corbin) Patterson.

Heserved his country in the United States Army.

He was a member of the Painter’s Union, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers IBEW Local 226, American Quarter Horse Association, Douglas County Trail Riders, and rode Motorcross.

He was an electrician with IBEW Local 226 Topeka, where he had a long career working for Norris Brothers Electric, Huxtable Electric and was a supervisor at the University of Kansas.

Survivors include two sons, Greg Patterson, Raymond Patterson; four grandchildren, Jake Ellis, Chasity Little, Shelby Patterson and Sabina Huskey; three great grandchildren; Makayla Patterson, Christopher Little, Kallie Little; and two brothers, Galen Patterson and Bobby Patterson. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Marilyn Bailey.

The family will greet friends from 6– 8 p.m. Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Babcock Place, Lawrence and may be sent in care of the mortuary.

8 Condolences

  1. Theresa Ellis King on January 20, 2015 at 3:38 pm

    My condolences to the family.

  2. Dahris Huskey on January 21, 2015 at 11:03 am

    My condolences to the family. Ray was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. I am lucky to have made his aquaintance.

  3. Keith Evans on January 21, 2015 at 1:46 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. The Evans Family.

    Art was my Dad’s 2nd cousin.

  4. Shelly Schloer on January 22, 2015 at 8:46 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Patterson’s during this time. Ray was such a great person and I am so sorry for your loss.

  5. Tom and Lori Jackson on January 22, 2015 at 10:29 am

    Our prayers are with your family. So sorry for your loss.

  6. Debbie Ellis Bolden on January 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm

    My deepest sympathies to the whole family. I have many fond memories of Ray through the years. My prayers are with you.

  7. Cindy Dunn & Troy Dugan on January 22, 2015 at 4:55 pm

    Ray was a wonderful man and we are so honored to have known him. Please know our prayers are with his family at this difficult time.

  8. Dave and Marlene Jolly on January 22, 2015 at 5:15 pm

    Sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers

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