David Milton Patterson, 97, passed away peacefully the morning of June 8, 2013. David was born February 15, 1916. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. David was married to Illa M. (Doak) Patterson until she passed away in 1987.

David is survived by his son, Milton L. Patterson, of Eagle Point, Ore.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He passed away at his home in Sam's Valley that he shared with longtime friend, Billie Nork.

A small graveside service will be held Saturday June 15, 2:00 p.m. at Sparlin Cemetery in Williams, Ore.