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Larry Joe Patterson

November 24, 1956 ~ December 20, 2021 (age 65)

Larry Joe Patterson, 65, of Chase, Kansas, passed away December 20, 2021, at Hospital District #1 of Rice County, Lyons. He was born November 24, 1956, on Whiteman Air Force Base, Knob Noster, Missouri, the son of Joe D. and Charlene Whitehead Patterson. Larry spent his childhood in many different places from Maine to Puerto Rico following his dad’s military career. He remembered those times fondly and had many stories of the adventures from surfing to riding horses on the beach. He attended Chase High School, Chase, Kansas. Larry was a truck driver for Rice County for over twenty years, retiring in 2018. He enjoyed riding his Harley, reloading ammunition, hunting, fishing, trapping, running coon dogs, and four wheeling in his Jeep down at the river. Larry was an avid outdoorsman, and marksman. He was a lover of wildlife and never passed up the opportunity to catch animals. He even once caught a badger with his bare hands and has video to prove it! Most of all Larry enjoyed spending time with his kids and grandkids and was happiest when he was telling stories and making people laugh. He was a member of the Raymond Baptist Church, Raymond; member of the NRA, a member of the Kansas Bow Hunter’s Association; and a member of Mountain Men Rendezvous. Larry is survived by his mother, Charlene Patterson and husband Silver Ingram of Chase; three children, Elizabeth JoAnn Madden and husband Thomas of Raymond, KS, Jesse Cole Patterson of Chase, and Misty Dawn Patterson; four siblings, I. Joene Latiolais and husband Marion of Franklin, LA, Chuck E. Patteson and wife Pam of St. John, KS, E. Jane Blackburn of Raymond, KS, and Charlotte K. Larsen and husband David of Lyons; four grandchildren, Alaina, Colton, and Emelia Madden, and Sophia Vasquez; and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Larry is preceded in death by his father; Joe D. Patterson; paternal grandparents, Ivor and Pearl Patterson; and maternal grandparents; Harry and Edna Summers; brother-in-law, Steve Blackburn; and grandson, Isaiah Madden. Funeral service will be at 2:00 P.M., Monday, December 27, 2021, at Raymond Baptist Church, Raymond with Pastor Michael Gray officiating. Burial will follow at Raymond Hilltop Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 until 5:00 P.M., Sunday, December 26, 2021, at Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons with family present. Memorials may be given to Goodfellows of Rice County in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons.

 Service Information

December 26, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Birzer Funeral Home
214 W. Ave. South
Lyons, Kansas 67554

Funeral Service
December 27, 2021

2:00 PM
Raymond Baptist Church
601 Pine St
Raymond, KS 67573

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