John H. Patterson

February 21, 1929 - December 8, 2001

02/21/1929 - 12/08/2001

Past Services

Tuesday December 11, 2001
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Virginia Beach
5792 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
800-934-4648 | Directions

PATTERSON, John H., 72, of South Frazier Avenue, Wheeling, died Saturday December 8, 2001 at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling. He was born February 21, 1929 in McMechen, a son of the late Chester and Nellie R. Wilson Patterson. He was a retired glass cutter for W.A. Wilson Glass and a Protestant by faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Emma P. McAbee Patterson; a daughter, Judith McAbee, a brother, Ralph Patterson and two sisters, Mildred, and Sue Andlinger. Surviving are his children, Sandy Reed, Jim McAbee, Donnie Boo McAbee all of Wheeling, Tina Gebrosky of Triadelphia, Pam Young of Moundsville, Patty McAbee of Wheeling, Kenny Patterson of Ohio, Mark and Danny Patterson, both of Illinois, Lori Garloch and Nancy Baumann, both of Florida and Esther Zabran of Illinois; a brother, Harry Patterson of McMechen; a sister, Alive Jaciewicz of Cleveland, OH; 29 Grandchildren and 4 Great-Grandchildren. Friends will be received on Tuesday December 11, 2001 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling. Services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

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Patty McAbee
8 years ago


I miss you and Mom so much. You both have been on my mind so much lately. Even though I have you both with me, I feel the need to tell you this way. I wish you were here to give me a hug and kiss cause I miss ’em and sure could use a couple hundred dozen right about now. Tell Judi I said hi and I miss her too. Love and miss you bunches, your baby girl.

Harold F. McAbbe
8 years ago

I am sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.

Ronna Barr Harto
8 years ago

Just a quick note to let you know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at the time of your loss.

Lorrie Ann McAbee Ramsey
8 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with each one of you during your loss.