C.E. Patterson, age 63, of Lake City,

C.E. Patterson, age 63, of Lake City, Tennessee, passed away on June 15, 2018 at his residence. C.E. was born on October 23, 1954 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to the late Elmer and Billie Joyce Phillips Patterson. C.E. attended West Side Baptist Church. He enjoyed camping, NASCAR, and spending time with his family and friends. In addition to his parents, C.E. is preceded in death by his wife: Bernice Patterson, sister: Kathy Phillips, and brother: Ray Patterson.


Sons          Michael Patterson and Amy of Blackshear, GA

                   Justin Patterson and Jodi of Oakdale

                   Adam Patterson of Coalfield

Daughter   Stephanie of Sevierville

Brothers     Kenny Patterson of Lake City

                   Alvin Patterson and Veronica of Clinton

Sisters       Helen and Dennis Powers of Lake City

                   Bertha Phillips of Clinton

Grandchildren     Cody, Kyle, Craig, Kayleigh, Natalie, and Keira

Special Friend    Wallace and Jean Thurman of Knoxville

Host of Many Nieces and Nephews and many friends.

Visitation: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Monday, June 18, 2018 at the Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral Service: 8:00 PM, Monday, June 18, 2018 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenny Sharp and Rev. Tom Byrge officiating.

Interment: 11:00 AM, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Patterson Cemetery in New River, Tennessee.

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Rocky Top, in charge of arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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