James W. Patterson, 65

LEBANON -- Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, October 25 at the Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mr. Patterson, 65, of Lebanon.

Retired from the US Army as a Master Sergeant, having served with the 30th Troop Command, "Jimmy" passed away Oct. 22, 2009. Mr. Patterson was a Master Gardener.

Services were conducted by Brother Danny Sellars. Interment followed in Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include wife Brenda Patterson; mother: Dot Patterson; children Jeff (Nici) Patterson, Kelley Patterson, Rod Taylor and Rhonda (Brian) Edwards.

Also surviving is mother-in-law Margaret McDonald; grandchildren Chris (Caroline) Edwards and Casey Edwards; special friend / pet Charlie; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Active pallbearers included: Sid Paris, Bobby Thompson, Richard Stout, Tony Hearn, Tommy Hearn, Fred Andrews, Randy Johnson and Mackey Bentley.

Honorary pallbearers: Storm Sellars, Phil Hearn, Dennis Sanders, Russell Witt, Eugene Hayes, Billy Sellars, Randall Ligon and the 30th Troop Command.

He is preceded in death by father James H. "Pat" Patterson.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon, was in charge of arrangements.