Larry G. Patterson 68 of Meridian, Idaho passed away Jan. 13th, 2018 in his home after a long battle with cancer. Larry was born in Emmett, Idaho to Marion and Betty on March 9th, 1949. He lived in Emmett through 5th grade, where he enjoyed spending time with his Grandma & Grandpa Grogan. He spent the rest of his childhood in Meridian and Boise. In 1967 he joined the Marines where he served a tour in Vietnam and was able to travel to Sydney, Australia and Hong Kong. Larry finished with a tour in Hawaii in 1970.
He met Derice Thompson and they were married Sept. 2nd, 1972. Larry become a jouneyman electrician and spent 35 years in the profession. He retired in Sept. 2013.
Larry loved gardening, yard work, camping, feeding all the birds and critters, puttering and enjoying family times. Larry is survived by:
* His wife Derice Patterson
Jeannie (Marvin) Burrus, Lawrence Patterson, Carol (Gary) Sewell
*Sibling In Laws
Carman Memory (Louis Crabb), Gary Thompson (Sharon Memory), Darrel (Marilyn) Thompson, Kristy (Fred) Canaday, Tim (Dawn) Thompson, Joy Pleticha
*Nieces & Nephews
Shelley, Sheila, John, Danielle (Rob), Shane, Michelle (James), Eric (Tina), Heather (Brandon), Kimberly (Austin), Jennifer, Chris, Angela (Jason), Grant (Doreen), Adam, Samuel, Melvin (Mary), Diane (Robert) Jackie (Don) Shaun (Amber), Lyle, Addie (Richard), Shannon (Chris)
Roshelle, Robert, Michael (Frances), Cortney (Nico), Courtney (Dorain), Anthony, Brittany (Justin), Cadee, Braden, Hailey, Jacob, Issaic, Isaiah, Shaelynn, Chelsea, Natasha, Kimberly (Alan), Creg (Cyndi), Samantha (John), Chris, Melanie, Mike (Kimberly), Seven (Miranda), Rachel, Misty (Josh), Bryan (Tiffana), Mike, Kenny, Josh (Cassy), Brandy, Austin, Jocely, Joey, Chloe, Malienah (Justin), Levi, Kyle, Alexis, Alyssa, Brandon, Andrew, Kristian (Zack), Caleb, Gabe, Courtney, Kassaundia, Megan, Isaac, Connor, Jesse, Donna, Colton, Lilly, Ray, Hasel, Carter, Parker, Avery, Kacen, Kaitlin, Nick, Ivy
*Great Great Nieces & Nephews
Aleeya, Tristen, Kaila, Christopher, Quinten, Zoey, Jaedyn, Isaiah, Dominic, Kailer, Talyn, Ashlinn, Eastyn, Kamdyn, Coit, Aiden, Riley Rose, Harper, Zoey and his God Dog Sookie
There will be a Celebration of Life on April 15th, 2018 starting at 11am at his home.
Special thanks to the Boise V.A. Medical Center Oncology, Keystone Hospice and Bowman Funeral Parlor.
In lieu of flowers, feel free to donate to Make A Wish Foundation or any charity of your choice.