The graveside service for William “Bill” Augustus Patterson, 81, of Athens will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Roselawn Cemetery with Brad Hall of Huntsville officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at McConnell Funeral Home.
Mr. Patterson died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Athens-Limestone Hospital.
Mr. Patterson is a Navy veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann Patterson; a daughter, Vicki Patterson Oiso, and her husband, Chihiro Oiso; two grandchildren, Morgan Drake Patterson Oiso and Zoe Skye Patterson Oiso of Brisbane, Queensland, AUS.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to: Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives, 100 West Pryor St., P.O. Box 1500, Athens, Ala. 35612.