Richard Glenwood Patterson - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Richard Glenwood Patterson

August 31, 1937 - July 5, 2024

Richard Glenwood Patterson, age 86, of Newark, DE, formerly of Port Richey, FL, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Friday, July 5, 2024.

Born in Herculaneum, MO on August 31, 1937, he was the son of the late Artie and Catherine Patterson.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his son, Donald Patterson; grandson, Andrew Patterson; sister, Carol Mudd; and brothers, Michael and Thomas Patterson. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Janice; son, Daniel Patterson; daughter, Karen Clark (Robert); daughter-in-law, Kelly Patterson; sister, Patricia Govero; brother, Robert Patterson; granddaughters, Valerie Clark and Heather Summers; grandsons, Benjamin Patterson, John Patterson, Matthew Page, Eric Patterson and Luke Patterson; great-granddaughter, Vanessa Starks; great-grandson, Greyson Summers; and great-great-granddaughter, Penelope Starks.

All services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Richard’s memory to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692 or online by clicking here.


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7 Condolences for Richard Glenwood Patterson

  • We are so very sorry for the death of your husband and dad. May you find comfort in past memories and know that he is finally at peace and is in the hands of our Dear Lord. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time.

  • Aunt Jan and family my heart goes out to you. This is such a heart wrenching time. I pray that you feel the Lord‘s peace in the coming days and times that you have left on this earth together as a family and love one another. I wish I was there to give you a hug.

  • Uncle Dick will always be remembered by me as the boogie-woogie man who could really hammer out a piano with a great big smile on his face

  • I am saddened to hear of my dear Uncle’s passing. We are praying that the One True GOD has already given you all perfect peace. For we know He has given eternal life to all who believe in His name.

  • Jan and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very sad time. Hope you get some comfort from all the wonderful memories.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.Alway remember memories are forever.
    Ernie and Barb Wilson

  • My deepest condolences to the Patterson family. May his soul rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, may you find comfort in the many pleasant memories.