David Allen Patterson

November 8, 1946 ~ January 11, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

David Patterson Obituary


David Allen Patterson, age 77, passed peacefully on Thursday, January 11, 2024, at Rutland Regional Medical Center surrounded by family.

David was born in Middlebury on November 8, 1946. He was the son of George and Rita (Jabot) Patterson. He grew up in Orwell where he received his early education and graduated from Shoreham Academy. He joined the United States Air Force and served until his Honorable Discharge in January 1970. He began his working career as a truck driver for Ernest Pomainville along with various part time law enforcement position’s. He afterwards became a self-employed trucker driving coast to coast for Daily Express Trucking before returning to EPI.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing and playing Texas Holdem. He belonged to Brandon American Legion Post #55.

He is survived by his son; Dennis Patterson (Tina Pierce) of Forest Dale, a daughter; Penny Patterson (Rob Leno) of Whiting, 2 sisters; Ruth McGuire and Shirley Hendricks both of Orwell, 3 brothers; Paul Patterson of Orwell, Thomas Patterson of Pickens, SC and Kenneth Patterson of Mt. Airey, NC. his 4 grandchildren,
Amber Ketcham (Josh Edwards), Courtney Lury (Sebastion), Taylor Patterson (Kristin), and Lexi Orleans. 1 great granddaughter, and one on the way, and several nieces, nephews & cousins, and special friend, Carrie Munger also survive him. He was predeceased by 1 sister Lorie Barnes, and his parents.

The memorial service will be held on January 23, 2024, at 11 AM, at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. A gathering “In Celebration of His Life” will follow at Brandon American Legion Post #55 from 12 noon until 2 PM.

The graveside committal service and burial, with Military Honors, will take place, at a later date, in the family lot at Mountain View Cemetery in Orwell.

Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers, may be made, in his memory to Orwell First Response Squad, Orwell, VT 05733.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.


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Memorial Service
January 23, 2024

11:00 AM
Miller & Ketcham Funeral Homes, Inc.
26 Franklin St
Brandon, VT 05733

Celebration of Life
January 23, 2024

12:00 PM
American Legion (Brandon)


Mountain View Cemetery


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