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J.C. "Papaw" Patterson
September 27, 1938 ~ July 5, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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J.C. "Papaw" Patterson, age 84, Harrodsburg, husband of Kathleen (McRay) Patterson, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2023 at his home in Harrodsburg. Born September 27, 1938 in Dixville, KY, he was the son of the late Horace K. Patterson and Nannie Belle (Hurst) Patterson Darnell. He attended both Harrodsburg and Rose Hill Schools, was a master builder and owner of Patterson Builders of Harrodsburg, liked to work in the yard and loved to play with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. J.C. was a member of the Carpenter’s Christian Church in Harrodsburg.
Survivors other than his wife include two daughters Diedra (Tim) Springate and Tabi (Fred) Lewis both of Harrodsburg; one daughter-in-law Penny Patterson of Danville; six grandchildren Chad (Rebecca) Patterson, Dillon (Casey) Springate, Chelsea (Price) Hunt, Zac (Kristyna) Lewis, Kali (Chris Allen) Morris, and Zane (Carissa) Lewis; 14 great grandchildren, Caeden Patterson, Ryker Patterson, Ashtyn Springate, Lane Hunt, Mallory Wilson, Lochlan Lewis, Aubri Morris, Molly Wilson, Ramsey Lewis, Layken Hunt, Kyndal Patterson, Deacon Springate, Tye Springate, and Sadi Lewis; one half-brother Tommy Hurst of Harrodsburg and two special family members Tara Farrell and Bree Kathleen Farrell. J.C. was preceded in death by two sons Kelly Douglas Patterson and Stephen Joe Patterson; two brothers Larry Patterson and Bruce Patterson and one sister June Doris Patterson Sutton.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm, Saturday, July 8, 2023 at Sims Funeral Services by Bro. Matthew Robbins, Bro. Greg Warren and Bro. David UpChurch. Burial will follow in Springhill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.
Visitation will be Friday, July 7, 2023 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm and on Saturday, July 8, 2023 from 9:00 am until the time of services at Sims Funeral Services.
Pallbearers are Chad Patterson with Caeden and Ryker Patterson, Dillon Springate, Zac Lewis with Lochlan Lewis, Zane Lewis, Monty McRay, Chris Allen, Price Hunt with Lane Hunt and Chuck Cecil.
Honorary bearers are Genie Sims, Nick Yeast I, Gary Caton, Wayne Jackson, Allen Whitenack, Greg Souder, Ralph Phillips, Daniel Wessling, Jimmy Yeager, Gary Yeager and Merle J. Hart.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.simsfuneralservices.com.