Bobby Joe Patterson, 52, of Grove Hill died June 28, 2011 at UAB Hospital. He was born April 22, 1959 to the parentage of Mose L. Packer and Creola Patterson. He was a life-long member of Pine Chapel #1 Baptist Church of Grove Hill. Before failing health, he was an auto mechanic and general laborer. He had a great sense of humor, and was a very outgoing and friendly person who never met a stranger. He was a computer whiz and enjoyed restoring old photos. He will be truly missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his mother, Creola Patterson Wesley, Grove Hill; one brother, Minister Randall Eugene Mitchell, Atlanta, Georgia; three sisters, Brenda Ann (Carrington) Rose, Sumter, S.C.; Pastor Dianne L. Blanks, Hayneville, Linda Faye Thomas, Grove Hill.
Services were held Saturday, July 2 at 11 a.m. at the Pine Chapel #1 Baptist Church, Rev. Eligha Scott, pastor and eulogist. Burial was in the Pine Chapel #1 Baptist Church Cemetery.
Andrews Funeral Home of Jackson directed.