Graveside service for Everett Ray Patterson, Sr, 71 of Lawton will be at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Fort Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, Oklahoma with Rev. Mike Teel, pastor of Cameron Baptist Church officiating.
Mr. Patterson passed away on July 20, 2020 in Lawton.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home.
Everett was born on June 16, 1949 in Lafayette, Louisiana. He grew up in the Lawton/Elgin area where he graduated from Elgin High School in 1967. Following work, he joined the United Stated Marine Corps in 1970. Upon discharge, he worked for Pepsi Cola and Farm Fresh Bakery before later owning and operating Lawton Temporary Services. He spent the rest of his life in computer repair work and retired as IT Director for Comanche Nation tribe. He enjoyed NASCAR races, Elvis Presley, action movies and making everyone around him laugh.
He is survived by his son, Everett Ray Patterson, Jr, of Lawton, OK, three daughters and a son in law, Jana and Arty Pamplin, of Elgin, Laura Hudson, of Steinbach, Canada, and Brandi VanAlphen, of Yukon, OK; his siblings, Beverly Gayle Shuffield and husband Van, of Temple, TX, Sherri Lynn Murrow and husband, Jerry, of Perry, OK, Randall J Trahan and wife Deborah, Patricia Trahan Guidry, Richard M Trahan and wife Patsy, Timothy Trahan and wife Debbie, and William Trahan and wife Patty; his grandchildren, Brock Finley and wife Kelcee, Heather Hudson, Conner Hudson, and Joel Hudson; and his great grandson Rhett Finley; his beloved step mother, Jewel Cullins, of Katy, TX and numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his biological parents; Gene Cullins and Althea (Benoit) Guidry; his adoptive parents, Josie and Willie R. Patterson Sr, and siblings, Willie R Patterson Jr, Larry Gene Cullins, Janis K. Cullins Lindeman, Terrance Trahan, Micheal Trahan, and Mark Trahan.
In lieu of flowers, Donations can be made to the Great Plains Technology Center Foundation, Everett Patterson Sr memorial funds, 4500 SW Lee Blvd, Lawton, OK, 73505.
Pallbearers: Clyde Narcomey, Arty Pamplin, Brock Finley, Spencer Gilbert, Jon Sieber, Ryan Meyer
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