James Preston Patterson II

Published 4:26 pm Friday, June 10, 2011

James Preston “Press” Patterson, II, 80, of Simpsonville, N.C., formerly of Mountain Home, N.C., died Thursday, June 9, 2011 at McCall’s Hospice House in Mauldin, S.C.
Born in Atlanta, Ga., he was the son of the late James Preston and Polly Scriven Patterson. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he was retired from ABF Trucking, Fletcher, N.C. Press was the husband of the late Margaret Ann Davis Patterson, who died in 1991.
Surviving are three sons, James Preston Patterson III (Barbara Ann), Robert Carey Patterson and Alan Kim Patterson (Tami). Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Candice, Jennifer, Sean, Dustin, Brannon, Katie and Laura. Six great-grandchildren, Faith, Aleigh, Sierra, Trent,
Caleb and Chloe.
Funeral services will be held  at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 2011 in the McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.
Family will receive friends from 1 – 2 p.m. Sunday, just prior to the service in the McFarland Funeral Chapel.
Burial will be in Saluda City Cemetery, Saluda.
An online guest register may be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.

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