May 6, 1939-Dec. 29, 2006
Winfield Patterson "Windy" Patterson, 66, Oceanside, Calif., formerly of Greencastle, died Dec. 29 at his residence.
Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Lemuel and Pauline (Neeley) Patterson.
He was a retired Army veteran and had served three tours in Vietnam. He relocated to Greencastle following Army retirement and worked for the Indiana State Farm before moving to California.
Survivors include his wife June, Oceanside; four brothers, George Patterson and wife Thelma, VanBibber Lake, Joe Hinkle, South Carolina, Jim Hinkle, Greencastle, and Rick Blake and wife Cheryl, Florida; sister, Nelda Shoemaker and husband Dave, Greencastle; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Lemuel "Buck Patterson and Paul "Pete" Patterson and stepfathers Kenneth Hinkle and Chester Blake.
A memorial service will be conducted at a later date.