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Celebrating the life of

William "Bill" Lawton Patterson

May 25, 1939 - November 14, 2019

William

William (Bill) Lawton Patterson, 80, of Savannah, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019, at home after a long illness.   Mr. Patterson was born May 25, 1939 in Meinhart, GA, the son of the late Margaret and James Patterson.  He was a graduate of Savannah High School (’57) and the Georgia Institute of Technology (’63).  Mr. Patterson worked as a mechanical engineer for over forty years, including tenures at Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Union Camp, and Porter-Huggins Industrial Contracting Co, prior to retiring from Kerr-McGee in 2003.

Mr. Patterson was preceded in death by four of his five siblings; James Patterson, Palmer Patterson, Florence Daugherty, and Margaret Moffatt.  He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Glenda Nelms Patterson; three children,  Ann Daiss, Laura Moon (Chris), and Jim Patterson (Katy); six grandchildren,  Jonah and Ellen Daiss, Adam and Sarah Moon, and Claire and Maggie Patterson; his sister, Maner Kellam (Chuck); and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, November 18, 2019, at Isle of Hope United Methodist Church, 412 Parkersburg Road, Savannah, GA 31406.  The family will be receiving friends one hour prior to the service.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to either The Christ Child’s Nest (Guatemala orphanage) c/o Isle of Hope United Methodist Church or America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, 2501 E. President Street, Savannah, GA 31404-1101.

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Glenda, I heard moments ago from Richard that Bill had passed. So, so sorry we were not there for you and the family on Monday. Please know how sorry I am to hear this news. I will talk to you soon, once Richard shares your contact info. Lots of love, Ann & Steve

- Anna Powell, GREENSBORO, NC


Jim our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Please let us know if you need anything.

- Allison Diaz & White Cap #243, Savannah, ga


Glenda and Family, May God be with you at this sad time. Please accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely,

- Faye Rees , Savannah , GA


Glenda & Family I am sending to you my Condolences & Prayers. My Favorite Cousin. So many memories we have shared. My prayer to you & Children & Grandchildren know that I share your loss. Love You Glenda. Evelyn Corn Shrophire

- Evelyn C Shropshire, Cartersville, , GA


Bill was an old friend schoolmate co-worker He helped me a lot through the years. Good man gone I'll miss him Randy Land

- Randy Land, Springfield, GA


Glenda, my heart aches for you and your family. All my thoughts and prayers are with you. I will be out of town and not able to be with you. Love to all. Elinor Carter

- Elinor Carter, Savannah , Ga


Glenda, my heart aches for you and your family. All my thoughts and prayers are with you. I will be out of town and not able to be with you. Love to all. Elinor Carter

- Elinor Carter, Savannah , Ga


Glenda, I heard moments ago from Richard that Bill had passed. So, so sorry we were not there for you and the family on Monday. Please know how sorry I am to hear this news. I will talk to you soon, once Richard shares your contact info. Lots of love, Ann & Steve

- Anna Powell, GREENSBORO, NC


Jim our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Please let us know if you need anything.

- Allison Diaz & White Cap #243, Savannah, ga


Glenda and Family, May God be with you at this sad time. Please accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely,

- Faye Rees , Savannah , GA


A candle has been lit!

- Faye Rees , Georg


Glenda & Family I am sending to you my Condolences & Prayers. My Favorite Cousin. So many memories we have shared. My prayer to you & Children & Grandchildren know that I share your loss. Love You Glenda. Evelyn Corn Shrophire

- Evelyn C Shropshire, Cartersville, , GA


Bill was an old friend schoolmate co-worker He helped me a lot through the years. Good man gone I'll miss him Randy Land

- Randy Land, Springfield, GA


Glenda, my heart aches for you and your family. All my thoughts and prayers are with you. I will be out of town and not able to be with you. Love to all. Elinor Carter

- Elinor Carter, Savannah , Ga


Glenda, my heart aches for you and your family. All my thoughts and prayers are with you. I will be out of town and not able to be with you. Love to all. Elinor Carter

- Elinor Carter, Savannah , Ga


Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200