Edward "Ed" Patchett, 79, of Medford, Ore. passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford. He was born March 25, 1934 in Palo Alto, Calif., to Ulysses A. Patchett and Marjorie G. Bickley. In 1959 he married Paula Patchett who survives.
Ed served honorably in the U.S. Army. He owned and operated Medford Auto Electric and was an ASE certified auto mechanic. He enjoyed being an Early Day Picker and was a member of the Southern Oregon Military Vehicle Club.
Survivors, in addition to Paula, include three sons, Glenn Patchett, of Eagle Point, Ore., Ray (Kelly) Patchett, of Chino Hills, Calif., and David (Machel) Patchett, of Medford, Ore.; and six grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, August 1, 2013, at the Hillcrest Memorial Chapel, 2201 N. Phoenix Rd., Medford. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park Garden of Honor.