Rev. Donald J Patrick, 60, husband of Gloria Gonzalez Patrick, of5 Riverview Road, died January 22, 2013 at his home.
Born inChicago,IL, he was a son of the late Joseph and Winnie Genty Patrick. Rev. Patrick had been Pastor of Turkey Creek Baptist Church for the past 8 years, a manager with Goodrich in Hodges for 5 years, supervisor with GE inAlbuquerque,NMfor 20 years, and was a member of the Ware Shoals Town Council. He also served in the Army.
Surviving are his wife of the home, two sons; Bob Patrick and wife Crystal of Ware Shoals and Joseph Patrick and wife Dayna of Simpsonville, one daughter; Lisa Gabaldon and husband Chris of Albuquerque, NM, one step-son, Daniel Gutierrez and wife Ana of Wilmington, NC, a sister, Mary Pirelli of Chicago, and 12 grandchildren. He was predeceased by one brother; Billy Patrick.
Memorial services will be held 2 PM Saturday, January 26, 2012 at Turkey Creek Baptist Church with Rev. James F. Davis III officiating. The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends 1-2PM prior to the service at the church. Online condolences may be made at www.parkerwhitepruitt.com.