Mr. Willard Von Patterson, age 93, of Heber Springs, Arkansas passed away Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Southridge Nursing Home. He was born September 17, 1926 in Hannibal, Missouri the son of the late Pearl J. Patterson and Viola Rosser Patterson. He was a painter by trade and of the Baptist faith.
Mr. Patterson was a good family man, loved fishing, telling stories and painting. His family stated his mind was running full time and never seemed to shut down.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Pearl Adams Patterson; his parents; son, Jon Andrew Patterson; daughter, Kelly Sue Thompson; brothers, Pearl J. Patterson, Paul Patterson and William (Dick) Patterson; sisters, Virginia Kennedy and Genevia Durham.
Survivors include his three daughter, LeAnne Horton and husband Robbie of Heber Springs, AR, RaNae Hill and husband Dale of Jonesboro, AR, and Carole Walte of CA; five sons, Vernon Gott and wife Darlene of Florida, Joe Patterson of Forrest City, Arkansas and Michael Patterson of Forrest City, Arkansas, Richard Gott and wife Dolly of Florida, Gene Gott and wife Candy of Florida; one sister, Patsy Jo Zerdonia of Hannibal, MO; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and other extended family members and many friends.
Cremations arrangements are by Heber Springs Funeral Home and no services are planned at this time.
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