Dec. 6, 1938 – July 19, 2019
Mr. Aulton Charles Patterson Jr., age 80, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, July 19, 2019.
Visitation was held on Sunday, July 21, 2019, from 4-6 p.m. at Vining Ivy Hill Chapel, 105 Lower Harmony Road, Eatonton. The service was held on Monday, July 22, 2019, at Vining Ivy Hill Chapel at 1 p.m. Interment was held at Eternal Hills Memorial Gardens in Snellville following the service at 4 p.m.
Charles was born on Dec. 6, 1938, in St. Augustine, Florida, to the late Aulton Charles Patterson Sr. and the late Mary Ellen McMillan Patterson. He and his family lived for many years in Conyers, where he ran a construction business. After retirement, he and his wife moved to Lake Oconee, where he enjoyed golfing, boating and activities with his Elks friends. He is preceded in death by his brother, Alfred Vernon “Red” Patterson.
Charles is survived by his wife of 62 years, Martha Callaway Patterson of Eatonton; daughters, Patricia (Joseph Shea), Linda (Stuart Smith), Kerry (Wayne Jenkins) and Sherry (Steve Stivarius); grandsons, Charles and Daniel Shea; sister, Mary Patterson Swords; nephew, Ray Swords; and niece, Shelly Swords Shelnutt.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Affinis Hospice, 110 Stone Brook Drive, Gray, GA 31032.AffinisHospice.org.
Vining Ivy Hill Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.