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Floyd “Pete” William Patterson

September 16, 1934 — March 6, 2021


Floyd William “Pete” Patterson, age 86, died on Saturday, March 6, 2021. He was born on September 16, 1934, in Greig, New York, a son of Faith Elizabeth (Norton) and Sterlyn Owen Patterson. Pete was a 1952 graduate of Cortland High School. On September 13, 1953, he married Patricia Ellen Shreckengosh. He began working for the phone company, then Ohio Bell. As an installer and repairman, Pete served the phone company for forty-one years and retired in 1999.

Pete was a life member of the North America Hunting Club and bowled on a league. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards, going bowling, digging up bottles, and buying and selling railroad insulators with his son James.

Pete is preceded in death by his parents; his son, James S. Patterson; his daughter-in-law, Jennie L. Patterson; a sister, Carol Ruiter, and four brothers, Hugh, Eugene, Paul, Kent Patterson. Survivors include his wife of sixty-seven years, Patricia of Williamsfield, Ohio; four sons, Roger W. (Patricia) Patterson of Swansboro, North Carolina, Timothy R. Patterson of Cape Carteret, North Carolina, Thomas E. Patterson of Williamsfield, Ohio, and John A. (Lori) Patterson of Andover, Ohio; nine grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren, and his niece, that felt like his daughter, Jill Clifton of Greig, New York.

No public services will be held. Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Andover, handled the arrangements. Share a fond memory or condolence at

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