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Bruce E. Patterson
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1939
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA
Death: May 11, 2012
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA

Bruce E. Patterson
(March 8, 1939 - May 11, 2012)

Bruce E. Patterson, 73, of Columbus, GA died Friday, May 11, 2012 at St. Francis Hospital.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at Trinity Temple Assembly of God Church with Reverend Mike McBride and Reverend Dudley Tye officiating. A private interment will follow in Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, May 14, 2012 from 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. at McMullen Funeral Home, 3874 Gentian Blvd., Columbus, GA.

Mr. Patterson was born March 8, 1939 in Columbus, GA son of the late Joseph E. Patterson and Mable Britton Patterson. He was a former member of the Muscogee County Police Department and a former employee of the Muscogee County Sheriff's Department. He retired in 2000 after 33 years in the Columbus Police Department. Mr. Patterson was a former member of Evangel Temple and was an active member of Trinity Temple Assembly of God Church where he was a greeter, usher and a former deacon. He drove church buses for many churches in Columbus and was a member of the Young At Heart at First Baptist Church, Columbus, GA.

Other than his parents, Mr. Patterson was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph M. Patterson and John R. Patterson and his sister, Connie Patterson Purdue.

Survivors include his wife, Lillian Glenda Knighton Patterson of Columbus, GA; his son, James D. Patterson (Susan) of Woodbridge, VA; his brothers-in-law, Bill Purdue of Phenix City, AL and Ross Knighton (Jane) of San Diego, CA; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Trinity Temple Assembly of God Church, 3000 12th Avenue, Columbus, GA 31901.

Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at
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  Joseph E. Patterson (1906 - 1969)
  Mabel B. Patterson Chalkley (1911 - 1977)
Parkhill Cemetery
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Anthony Cooper
Record added: May 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90071843
Bruce E. Patterson
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Bruce E. Patterson
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