Visitation will be Tuesday at Triumph Baptist Church in Franklin from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in the Franklin Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Johnson Patterson of Franklin; two sons, Reginald Patterson of Kenner and Brian Druilhet of Sioux City, Iowa; two daughters, Rochelle Patterson of Baton Rouge and Bridget Joseph of Beaumont, Texas; six sisters, Barbara Jenkins, Ruth Lightfoot, Linda Nerve, Evelyn Bell, Cheryl Moton and Cindy Lightfoot, all of Franklin; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and a brother.
Jones Funeral Home of Morgan City-Franklin-Jeanerette-Houma is in charge of arrangements.
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