Harry Patterson

PATTERSON, Harry Benjamin, 89, of McMechen, WV, died Thursday, April, 18, 2013 in Peterson Hospital.

He was born August 17, 1923 in McMechen, a son of the late Chester Vance Patterson and Nellie Ruth Wilson Patterson.

He was a retired employee of Bloch Brothers Tobacco Company with 43 years of service, a former City of McMechen Councilman, a member of the Bloch Brothers 25 Year Club, McMechen VFW, Blake Brothers American Legion Post #46, Benwood, WV, and an Air Force veteran of WWII.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death exactly eight years to the day of his loving wife, Pauline C. Wilson Patterson; two brothers, John Henry Patterson and Ralph Edward Patterson; four sisters, Edith Patterson, Mildred Braudriek, Alma Loretta Andlinger and Alice Jackiewzy.

Surviving are two daughters, Diane Lee Davis and her husband Alan of McMechen, and Bonnie Sue Swisher and her husband Frank of Bellaire, OH; several nieces and nephews.

Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2013.

Interment with military honors in Park View Memorial Gardens.

Offer condolences online at www.altmeyer.com.