Born on March 5, 1949, Jim passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, December 6, 2019 in his 71st year. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of fifty-one years, Roberta (nee McTeer), and his sons Waylon (Jennifer), and Dwayne (Christie). Loving grandfather of Kaitlyn, Kandyce, Paul, Amanda, and Natalie; and great grandfather of Paul Jr. He will be sadly missed by his brothers and sisters Jack (Carol), Donna (Vern) Legge, Bill (Judy), Julia McGregor, and Pat Robinson, brother-in-law Tom Christmann and his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Gordon and Luella (nee Collins) Patterson, brother Murray (Jane), sister Doreen Christmann, and brothers-in-law Harry McGregor and Jack Robinson. Jim loved his family, singing country music (especially Waylon Jennings), fishing and old John Deere tractors.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 7-9pm at Knox United Church, 399 Goldie Street, Paisley. A Royal Canadian Legion memorial service will be held at 6:45pm. A celebration of Jim’s life will be held at the church on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 1:00pm. A reception will follow for family and friends at the Paisley Royal Canadian Legion, 338 Goldie Street. Spring interment Douglas Hill Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Paisley Royal Canadian Legion Br. 295, Knox United Church, or the Paisley Firemen’s Association would be appreciated by the family.
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