Robert Kelly Patterson passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at the age of 76. Robert has joined his beloved wife of 42 years, Julia Patterson in heaven.
Robert was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1944, and lived most of his adult life in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Robert was a skilled Maintenance Technician, specializing in the HVAC, plumbing and electrical field.
Robert enjoyed woodworking, NASCAR, cheering for the Philadelphia Eagles, playing darts, and spending time with his family & friends. Robert was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary #392 and Fraternal Order of Eagles #3204 in Virginia Beach.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents Wilbur and Doris Patterson, and his loving wife Julia Patterson. He is survived by his brother Charles Patterson, (Wife, Patricia), daughters Bobbianne Wood (husband, Shane) and Patti Marsh; grandchildren Jennifer Carson (husband, Tommy), Jimmy Wood (partner, Ariel), Craig Wood (wife, Whitney), Cody Wood (partner, Rachel and her son, Anderson) and TJ Marsh; great grandchildren Oceana, Kyrsten, Zoey, Harlow and Declan and nephew Wade, (wife, Holly), niece Amanda and great nephews & nieces Alex, Katie, Malachi, Leona and Daisy.
A remembrance ceremony is being planned at Aerie #3204. Time and location will be provided to family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Robert’s name to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.