Eric Lloyd Patterson – Formerly of Hookstown
He is survived by his wife, Erin Paisley Patterson and son, Tyler; parents, Richard and Michelle Patterson; brother, Michael (Erin) Patterson; grandmother, Peggy Davis; parents-in-law, Don and Pam Paisley; brother-in-law, Ryan (Angel) Paisley; and nieces and nephews, Sarah, Hannah, David Patterson and Jackson and Reagan Paisley. There are many other special family members and friends.
Godson of Dr. Neal Ralston; Eric is now reunited in heaven with several beloved grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Eric was strong in his Christian faith. He cared deeply for others and had a personal mission to help those in need.
A graduate of South Side Area and The Ohio State University, Eric had a love of nature and animals and did much work in these fields.
In addition to owning a grooming business and working in the veterinary field, he was an instructor and event coordinator for IDD adults.
Recently he was able to bring to fruition a long time dream of owning a bait, tackle and outdoor adventure business. Working together with his wife and son, Bud & Bud’s Great Outdoor Adventures became a reality.
A celebration of Eric’s life will be held Saturday, November 9, at Rock Falls Park, 111 Stoughton Beach Road, Slippery Rock, Pa., from noon to 5 p.m.
Memorial gifts and condolences may be made in care of the funeral home and The Wounded Warriors Project.
Cremation services by MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine Street, Hookstown, PA 15050.