Eddie Lee Patterson, Jr., the son of Mr. Eddie Lee Patterson, Sr. and Dorothy Perry Patterson, was born in Fairfax, South Carolina on July 13, 1971.
At an early age, Eddie joined and was baptized at Miller Swamp Missionary Baptist Church. He served as an usher ,and was an active participant in Sunday School and Vacation Bible School.He was a 1989 graduate of Allendale-Fairfax High School , a member of football team, and Future Farmers of America. He continued his educational journey at Voorhees College, Denmark, South Carolina. Eddie served his country and joined the National Guard and the United States Army.He was afforded the opportunity to tour several countries including Germany.
Eddie was well known for his infectious smile, generosity, kind heart, and humble spirit. He loved his family dearly and never ceased to inquire about their well-being. Eddie had a passion for farming and spent countless hours working on the family farm. He was also well versed in the field of electronics.
Eddie departed this earthly realm to enter into eternal bliss on Monday, March 4, 2019.
He leaves to cherish his fond memories: his parents, Fairfax, SC, three brothers, Kelvin J.(Karen) Lee, Atlanta, GA ,Melvin L. (Annie) Patterson ,Charlotte, NC, Andre’ L. Patterson, Charlotte, NC, seven aunts, Tina Stephenson, Rochester,NY, Nancy(Clarence) Springs,Lexington,SC, Geneva(Frank)Highly, Batesburg, SC, Myrtis Mason, Johnston,SC,Freda A. Gantt, Saluda SC, Vivian Smith, Allendale, SC, including a loving and devoted aunt; LaVerne P. Harris, Orangeburg, SC; two uncles; Ben F. (Linda)Patterson, Fairfax,SC, Henry Kelly, Allendale, SC; three nephews,Germaine(Daytriel) Williams, Atlanta,Ga, Kelvin A.(Jessica) Lee, Jordan Utah, Jaiden M. Patterson, Charlotte, NC, three nieces, LaShana L.(Khary) Calloway, Bethesda MD, Kayla Lee,Charlotte,NC, Lauren Patterson, Atlanta, GA,and a host of cousins and friends.