David was born in Youngstown, Ohio to Eleanor Patterson, Wilbert Patterson, and Step-father Harold Powell on February 11, 1963. David worked in the hospitals, host of jobs as a cook. David loved being around family that's all he talked about. He loved playing cards and dominoes, loved to babysit and will teach your kids too. David had a heart of gold but he sure can make you mad.
He leaves to cherish his memory and wisdom his daughter; Essence Patterson, sons; David Patterson II, Daniel Patterson, George Patterson, and Roger White, all of Youngstown, 21 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren, sisters; Seila McCrae of Youngstown, Joyce Patterson of Akron, Sara White, and Elizabeth Pendek of New Haven, Connecticut, brothers; Wilbert Patterson of Columbus, Terry Patterson of New Haven, Connecticut, Michael Patterson of Little Rock, Arkansas, The Adams Brothers and a host of family and friends.
David is preceded in death by his daughter Ma'Ressia Patterson, grandparents, and great-grandparents, one niece, one nephew, and two of his children's mother's Joanne Ramos and Rachel Wilkins.
Funeral will be Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 2:30 pm at the F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home. Friends may call from 1:30-2:30pm on Tuesday at the funeral home.
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We here at FD Mason were given the honor to serve the family during this time of bereavement.