Theodore David Patterson

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Theodore David Patterson of Fayetteville, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2023, at 85 years old. He was born on September 2, 1937, in Battle Creek, Mich., to Albert D. and Arlene Hohe Patterson. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and one sister. Ted moved from Battle Creek, Mich., to Arkansas in the 1960s to work as a supervisor at Shakespeare Fishing Tackle and Lure Company. He worked most of his life as a traveling salesman until his retirement. He was an avid golfer and fisherman and loved spending time with his family. He was always being funny and trying to brighten people's day. He lived a long, full life, and loved his family very much. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Ted is survived by his daughter, LeeAnn Patterson of Fayetteville; son Theodore David Patterson, Jr., of Little Rock; granddaughter Linley Glenn of West Fork; and many other nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and loved ones. A funeral service will take place on Friday, January 27th, 2023, at 10 a.m. at Moore's Chapel in Fayetteville. Cremation will follow under the direction of Moore's Chapel. Condolences may be given online at

Published January 25, 2023