Marcus Ronald Patterson



Mr. Marcus Ronald Patterson, 89, of Lillington passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Emerald Health and Rehabilitation in Lillington. He was born in Harnett County, the son of the late Pierce and Lillie Patterson. Ronald enjoyed fishing, playing baseball and was an avid NC State fan. He owned and operated Patterson’s Barber Shop in Mamers for many years. Ronald also worked and retired from Moen in Sanford. After retiring, Ronald visited rest homes and shut-ins providing free haircuts and shaves. He served on the Board of the Directors for Boone Trail Emergency Services. Ronald was a member and Deacon of Holly Springs Baptist Church in Broadway. Ronald is preceded in death by daughter-in-law, Donna Upchurch Patterson; granddaughter, Lynette L. Patterson; grandson, Mark Patterson; brothers, Daniel Patterson, Howard Patterson and David Patterson.

Ronald is survived by his wife of 62 years, Peggy Page Patterson of Lillington; sons, Ricky Patterson and wife Brenda of Sanford, Randy Patterson and wife Jatana of Broadway, Craig Patterson and wife Judy of Mamers; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM Friday, September 8, 2017 at Holly Springs Baptist Church in Broadway with Rev. Scott Yow officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the church multi-purpose building Friday from 2:00-3:45 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holly Springs Baptist Church, 385 Holly Springs Church Rd.. Broadway, NC 27505.