James Everett “Jim” Patterson, Sr.
July 25, 1945- August 30, 2016
James Everett “Jim” Patterson, Sr., 71, of Prince Frederick passed away August 30, 2016 at Burnett-Calvert Hospice House in Prince Frederick. James was born July 25, 1945 in Washington, D.C. to Lawrence Robert and Mary Ruth (Plummer) Patterson. James was raised in Capitol Heights and graduated from Central High School. He married Lynne Clarke on July 30, 1965 and they made their home in Capitol Heights until moving to Prince Frederick in 1987. James was employed at the Navy Yard in D.C. and the Census Bureau in Suitland before going to work at A&P, which later became SuperFresh in Prince Frederick, where he was employed for 33 years retiring as Assistant Manager. James would continue his career with Shoppers Food Warehouse where he was employed as a Dairy Clerk for 14 years. In his leisure time James enjoyed motorcycles, drag racing, boating, fishing, and home improvement and remodeling. He also loved going to Dover with Lynne and was an avid fan of the Washington Redskins.
James is survived by his wife of 51 years, Lynne Patterson, children James E. Patterson, Jr. of Prince Frederick, Stephen M. Patterson and wife Joyce of Shady Side, Joseph W. Patterson and wife Barbara of Port Republic and Michelle A. Patterson Prieto and husband Carlos of Prince Frederick, 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother Paul W. Patterson, sister Doris Field and half-sisters Mary Wingrove and Bessie Deese.
Thursday, September 8, 2016