Patrick Patterson, 37, of Modesto passed away unexpectedly at Doctor’s Medical Center in Modesto on Thanksgiving Day. Patrick was born in Modesto and grew up in Northern California. He graduated from San Lorenzo High School in Hayward and studied Journalism at Cal State Hayward. Patrick was well known in the area as a sports writer for the San Francisco Examiner and as a blogger for the Oakland Raiders. His family knew him as a generous, loving man. He will be greatly missed.
Patrick is survived by his father, Michael (Sheila) Patterson of Oklahoma; mother, Patricia (Henry) Rodriguez of Modesto; siblings, Jose Rodriguez of Modesto, Anthony (Rosa) Rodriguez and Amanda Rodriguez (George Hyde) of Webster, N.Y.; niece, Savannah Hyde; nephew, Danthony Rodriguez; step-brother, Michael Parmley; and step-sister, Addie Holand.
A memorial will be held for Patrick from 12 noon to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Alano Club, 1660 Herndon in Ceres, with a pot-luck dinner to follow. Donations to help defray expenses would be appreciated at that time.
Arrangements are entrusted to Allen Mortuary. Please leave memories and condolences at www.allenmortuary.com.