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Eddie Patterson Jr.

July 13, 1971 ~ March 4, 2019 (age 47)

Obituary

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.

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Services

Public Viewing
Monday
March 11, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Riley's Funeral Home- Hampton Chapel Inc.
126 Pepper Street
Hampton, SC 29924

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
March 12, 2019

11:00 AM
Miller Swamp
204 Miller Swamp Road
Fairfax, SC 29827

The body will lie in state for one hour. There will be no viewing after eulogy.
Tuesday
March 12, 2019

Miller Swamp
204 Miller Swamp Road
Fairfax, SC 29827

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
March 12, 2019

Church Cemetery

, SC

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