Thomas Patterson, 68

NEWELL – Thomas “Tom” Patterson, 68, of Newell, passed away, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

Born Dec. 21, 1945 in Wellsville, he was the son of the late Jeff and Myrtle (Straight) Patterson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his three brothers, Leroy, Dorman and Franklin Patterson; and two sisters, Cynthia Patterson and Phyllis Adkins Steepleton

Tom was a former Press Puller at Homer Laughlin China Company.

Surviving are his two sons, Tommy Patterson of Newell and Donnie (Jody) Patterson of Wellsville; two grandsons, Nathan and Brandon; two brothers, Earl Patterson of Marysville and Gerald Patterson of Akron; and a sister, Shirley Bray of Steubenville. Also survived by his canine companion, Rocky.

Visitation will be on Sunday, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at the Nixon Funeral Home in Newell, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

Burial will follow in the Hammondsville Cemetery.