November 18, 1950 ~ November 3, 2019

Born in: Columbia, SC
Resided in: Arden, NC

William Charles Patterson, 68, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019 at CarePartners Hospice Solace Center.

Mr. Patterson was born in Columbia, SC to the late Paul and Ethel Prescott Patterson. He was also preceded in death by a brother, George Patterson.

William was a gifted mechanic and could fix almost anything. He self taught himself heating and cooling and formerly worked as a HVAC mechanic. He also loved rockhounding, cutting stones, and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Mooneyham Patterson; a daughter, Andrea “Cristin” Baker; two grandchildren, Abigail and Adaline Baker and two brothers, Malcolm Patterson and his wife, Katie and Dave Patterson and his wife, Janet.

A celebration of William’s life will be held at a future date.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. William is one of my bestfriends we have had many adventures from digging gems in lagrange GA to wiring a cabin in Tenn there is not a thing I ever asked him that he did not know how to do or fix he taught me so much and was always willing to help anyone at any time he will be deeply missed and in my prayers always

  2. I am so very sorry for your loss. He was the most kind man and father that anyone could have asked for. Cristin my heart goes out to you and your family during this difficult time. Please let us know when the service will be held. I would like to attend and show my respect for such a great man.

  3. William will always be remembered in my heart as a kind, warm and loving brother-in-law. He adored his family and spoke often of them whenever he was around George and I. He was truly a bright light in the lives of many.


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