Ronald Wayne "Ronny" Patterson, 57, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Kerens, due to complications of congestive heart disease.
He was born Jan. 15, 1957 in Chico, California.
Throughout his life he resided primarily in Pasadena, Mexia and New Orleans. He was a graduate of Mexia High School and attended Sam Houston State College in Huntsville. He was a true German Shepherd dog lover and spent many years enjoying the companionship of his beloved pets, Bud, Molly and Brandy.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Patterson of Mexia, and parents, Edna Ward Goodrich of Mexia and Jesse Davis Patterson of Austin.
He is survived by his sisters, Linda Monson of Katy and Sandra Horton of Panola; nephews, Michael Williams of Decatur, Ga. and Roy Goldman of Kemp; nieces, Susan Mitchell of Harrisburg, Penn., Kelly Waldon of Galveston, Mary Urban of Battleground, Wash. and Kathy Sutton of Katy; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.