Patterson, John Wesley

July 7, 1935 ~ June 27, 2017

PATTERSON, John Wesley – Age 81 of Oil City, passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Bluewater Health – C.E.E. Site, Petrolia. Beloved husband of the late Lynn “Cheryl” (nee Anderson) Patterson (2014) for 40 years. Loving father of Randy (Delores) Patterson of Oil Springs, Larry Patterson of Sarnia, Terry Patterson of Oil Springs, Scott (Troy) McDonald of Oil City and Kelly (Norm) Tuckwell of Fergus. Cherished grandfather of 14 and great-grandfather of 4. Dear brother of Wayne (Cathy) Patterson and Lyle Patterson. Predeceased by his parents Arnold and Frances (Knapp) Patterson and Earl Roberts. Wes was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 216, Petrolia, a proud Life Member and Past Master of Alexander Inwood No. 158 Masonic Lodge, York Rite – Bruce Chapter, A.M.D. No. 214, High Priesthood No. 1, Conclave No. 31, Preceptory No. 37, Scottish Rite No. 32, Lodge of Perfection, Knight of the Rose Croix, York Rite College No. 35, the Lambton Shrine Club, Mocha Temple London, Lambton Motor Corps Sarnia. Wes was employed as an Underwriter and Broke with Equitable Life of Canada for 40 years.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS on Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9pm.

A Masonic Lodge Service will be held on Thursday evening at 6:30pm.

Memorial service will be held on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment of ashes at Oil Springs Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Mocha Shriners or Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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  1. My deepest sympathy to all the families. I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of Wes.
    Our memories are one of the greatest gifts when we lose those closest to us.

  2. So sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences to Randy, Larry, Terry and the entire family.


  3. Larry & Family,

    So sorry for your loss. Cherish your memories.

    Take care,

    Kevin, Paula & Family

  4. Randy, Delores, and family,
    So sorry to read about the passing of your father/father-in-law/grandfather. My thoughts are with you at this sad time. May pleasant memories bring you peace.

  5. We were sorry to hear about Wes. He was a good neighbour and will be missed. We always enjoyed watching him zipping around in his little car in the parades. Treasure your memories.

  6. Our condolence to the Patterson family, we spoke often to Wes at the grocery store store in Petrolia and enjoyed visiting with him Ron and Claudette Stover

  7. Randy Dee and family we are so here of wes passing. He was such a great guy and will be truly missed.
    Scott Kelly and family

  8. Thoughts and prayers to the family at this difficult time Cherish your memories
    Cathy and Mike Bester

  9. Randy, Dee and the Patterson family: So very sorry to hear of the passing of Wes. Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

    Carl and Dianne

  10. I am very sorry to read of Wes’s passing.He always had a smile for you.My condolences to all of the family.He will be missed and I still miss Lynn and think of her often,she will be happy again.Cherish the memories of them I am sure there is many.Nancy Hibbert

  11. We are so sorry to hear about Wes. He is with Lynn now and is happy. Lots of memories to cherish and that laugh of his will be missed. He was a great guy. Loved watching him in his little car, laughing and having fun. Young at heart. .

  12. To all the Patterson Families . So sorry to hear about the passing of Wes . He sure was a great guy and will be missed by so many ! Ron and Maureen Bailey and Family

  13. To The Patterson Family,

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Wes. He was a very kind hearted gentleman. You can have the comfort that he will be reunited with the true love of his life, Lynn.
    So sorry again for your loss.

  14. Our heartfelt sympathy to all the families. He will be missed in oil city. He was a great visitor. Great neighbour wonderful faithful friend . We will miss him in local parades driving fast in his car laughing all the time. Making home made ice cream like the old days when crops harvested. Have storehouse of memories of him, Lynn. And family. May your memories hold him close in the days to come until you meet again