November 4, 1931 - December
6, 2018 WARNER ROBINS, GAGordon Edward Patterson, 87, passed away onDecember 6, 2018. Funeral services and interment withMilitary Honors will be held at the Georgia VeteransMemorial Cemetery in Milledgeville on Monday, December 10 at 2:30 pm. Rev. BuckyKennedywill officiate.
Gordonwas born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to the late Seborn andMallie Hosmer Patterson. He is preceded in death by his brothers, Gaylon Patterson andDonald Patterson and sisters, Edna Earl Patterson, Janelle Gregory, andWynona Crowder.
Gordon Patterson (ret. MAJ) began his military career at age 15 when he joined the National Guard. He also served in the Amy Reserve before enlisting in the Air Force Cadet program. After 22 years ofmilitary service, Gordon continued his government service as a civilian employee teaching electronics at Robins Air Force Base formore than 20 years. His service to his community included church youth leader and Boy Scout leader formany years.
Survivors include his belovedwife of nearly 58 years, Emogene Spillers Patterson; children, James Patterson, Cindy Heath and husband Tim, NancyMoseley and husband John, four grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
Please visit www. burpeescottmemorilachapel. com to sign the online registry, and light a memorial candle. It is with great honor that Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel& Crematory has been entrusted with arrangements.