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Clyde R. Patrick

November 7, 1943 ~ April 30, 2022 (age 78)

Obituary

Clyde Randall Patrick was born on November 7, 1943. The 9th child of Nora Hammons-Patrick and Chester Patrick. He was born in a family home on Star Hill in Hamilton Ohio. Later moving with family to Farm in Reily Ohio where he was proud of his perfect attendance for 10 years out of 12, being captain of the basketball team and graduating the top of his class of 1961. Early in life Clyde began his life-long love of motorcycles with a Zundapp motorcycle and had ridden a Whizzer motorized bicycle to Kobb Hill in Irvine Kentucky and back at the age of 15. After high school he spent time in Lee Summit Missouri as apprentice at a local printing company, before joining United States Air Force in 1964 being stationed state side at Loring Air Force base in Maine. There he was part of the 42nd Bombardment wing of Strategic Air Command the Big R. Following his time in the military Clyde worked for Frigidaire in Moraine Ohio where he later met and married Patricia Armstrong. Having two sons. Christopher Randal Patrick was born on December 13th, 1969, and Joseph Matthew Patrick was born on May 18th, 1971, before their later separation and divorce. Later in Miami Florida he grew his passion for photography by creating start up US Photography. Returning to Hamilton Ohio in September 1979 to aid his mother after the death of his father, he took a position at Champion Paper Mill. He worked as a beater engineer until his retirement in 2009. During this time at Champion Papers Clyde met Connie Wilson who bore his most favorite daughter Ashley Marie Wilson-Patrick born on October 18th, 1991 and raised her younger brother Chris Wilson as his own. Though the relationship was quite tumultuous at times, they still pressed on till the very end, being together for over 30+ years.

He is survived by his sister Gloria Holmes of Glendale Arizona, his children Christopher Patrick, Joseph Patrick, and Ashley Wilson-Patrick. His grandchildren Donovan Wayne Patrick, Libby Nadine Patrick, Vincent Natheniel Patrick, Willow Naomi Patrick, Joseph Jr Patrick, Josie Anne Marie Patrick, Aya Grace Patrick, Levi carson ray Cresswell, and Olivia lynn Cresswell. He is received in death by his sister Zelma Patrick, Dorothy Conley, Loretta McGee, Juanita Anne Rowland, and his brothers Chester James Patrick, Ronald Eldon Patrick, Doland Frank Patrick, and Raymond David Patrick. He is survived by his sister Gloria Holmes of Glendale Arizona, his children Christopher Patrick, Joseph Patrick, and Ashley Wilson-Patrick. His grandchildren Donovan Wayne Patrick, Libby Nadine Patrick, Vincent Natheniel Patrick, Willow Naomi Patrick, Joseph Jr Patrick, Josie Anne Marie Patrick, Aya Grace Patrick, Levi carson ray Cresswell, and Olivia lynn Cresswell. He is received in death by his sister Zelma Patrick, Dorothy Conley, Loretta McGee, Juanita Anne Rowland, and his brothers Chester James Patrick, Ronald Eldon Patrick, Doland Frank Patrick, and Raymond David Patrick.

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