Chuck Patterson

Born: Tue., Jan. 31, 1939
Died: Fri., Mar. 23, 2018


Celebration of Life

4:00 PM Thu., Mar. 29, 2018
Location: The Red Barn


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Chuck Patterson, a 79-year-old resident of Trenton, MO passed away at 5:05 p.m., Friday, March 23, 2018 at Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. The body was cremated.
A celebration of life is to be held at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, March 29, 2018 at the Red Barn Event Center at 200 Iowa Blvd in Trenton.  A reception will follow.
Charles Rex Patterson was born January 31, 1939 in Osceola, IA to Gerald and Mildred (Mongar) Patterson.  He was raised in Osceola and graduated high school there.  On August 28, 1960 he was united in marriage to Linda Lutz in Osceola.  After their marriage they lived in Maryville and Savannah before settling in Trenton in 1970. Chuck worked for Trenton Trust Bank and Home Exchange Bank before starting his own business, Global Instruments.  In his 30 plus years of manufacturing, he received numerous US and worldwide patents on a pest control device, along with several trademarks including Riddex and Pestacator.  Chuck was an active member of the Pony of the Americas Club for over 25 years, raising and showing many champions throughout the years. Chuck, along with his wife, were recently inducted into the POA Hall of Fame.  Chuck enjoyed spending time with his granddaughters and following them to various events.
Surviving relatives include his daughters Michelle Derry and her husband Paul, Melissa Purkapile and her husband Don, both of Trenton, and three granddaughters Lindsey Derry of Parkville, Haley Purkapile of Pilot Point, TX and Megan Derry of St Joseph.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and a sister Marilyn Siefkas.
Memorial donations are suggested to Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation or Park University Softball Program and may be left with or mailed to Whitaker Eads Funeral Home at 813 Custer St., Trenton, MO 64683.

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Dave & Wendy Remus
   Posted Mon March 26, 2018
So very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and Prayers to your families.
Dave & Wendy Remus

Jill (Holt) and Scotty Akers
   Posted Mon March 26, 2018
I was a young girl when our families met and became friends. I will always remember thinking your dad and mom both had such kind faces, and as i grew up knowing those kind faces were attached to kind hearts. i am so sorry for your loss.

Betty Wimer
   Posted Mon March 26, 2018
Bob and I are so very sorry for your loss. Your dad was one of the good guys and we will sure miss him.

Bob and Betty Wimer

David and Cyndi Johnson
   Posted Mon March 26, 2018
Michelle and Melissa,
Your dad was a very special man and I first got to know him when we both were following you girls to 4-H events. His smile was infectious and his heart was so kind as was your mother's. Keeping both of you and your families in our prayers.

Mary Ann Patterson
   Posted Mon March 26, 2018
Melissa and Michelle and families you have my sympathy and prayers. He was a great guy and much respected throughout his career. I enjoyed Chuck and Linda on many occasions during the years. All the wonderful memories will comfort you.

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