Pastor Andrew Garland Patterson went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, at his home with his family by his side.

He was born in Clinton, Arkansas, on June 17, 1948, to the late William “Bill” Patterson and the late Viola “Vi” Marr.

He was married to Pauline Prow Patterson.

Pastor Patterson was a U.S. Navy Vvteran and a pastor for almost 30 years. He had a devoted love for his Lord and was always ready to help a neighbor or stranger. He also enjoyed carpentry work and being outdoors.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, Andrew “Craig” Patterson (Charity) and David Patterson (Amy); daughters, Sandra Patterson Ratliff (GC) and Carolyn Patterson; grandchildren, Leah Patterson, Hailey Patterson, Kelly Patterson Lambert (Austin), Garrison Ratliff, Austin Patterson, Mackenzie Ratliff and Calli Patterson; five great-grandchildren; sister, Pat Lawrence; and brother, Billy Patterson.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Kaye Story.

Funeral Services were held at Mountain Road Baptist Church on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, at 2 p.m. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

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The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services, South Boston.