Charles D. Patterson…February 8, 1935 – November 19, 2017



A Memorial Service for Las Animas, Colorado resident, Charles Patterson will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Friends Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Pastor Diane Hutson officiating.  Per Mr. Patterson’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation.

Charles David Patterson was born on February 8, 1935 in Grimes, Oklahoma to Walter and Irene (Spitzer) Patterson.  He passed away on November 19, 2017 at Bent County Nursing Care Center in Las Animas, Colorado at the age of 82.

The Patterson family moved to Colorado when Charles was just 6 months old.  He attended local schools until he enlisted in the Army in 1955 and was honorably discharged in 1959.  It was at this time when he returned to Las Animas and went to work as a CNA at Fort Lyon. Charles was united in marriage to Linda Kerr on December 11, 1966 and to this union, two children were born. Charles later retired from Fort Lyon in Fall of 1997.

Charles is survived by his wife, Linda of Las Animas, Colorado; children, Noel (Nancy) Patterson of Florence, Colorado and Kasi (Devin Long) Patterson of Fort Collins, Colorado; sister, Wynona Huddleston of Las Animas, Colorado; six grandchildren; one great grandchild; many other relatives and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Irene Patterson; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Noel and Jewel Kerr; numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends Church in care of Horber Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 431, Las Animas, CO 81054.

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