Dallas Patterson, 84, of Covington, Ga., and formerly of Murphy, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019, in Covington.
Dallas was a native of Cherokee, County. He was a son of the late Robert and Zana Shackleford Patterson.
He attended Unaka Baptist Church before moving to Loganville, Ga., in the 1970s.
Dallas loved the outdoors and riding horses.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Dale, Winford, Rual, Kenneth, Troy, Robert Jr. and Harold Patterson; and sisters, June Maney, Violet Stiles and Bernice Palmer.
Surviving are his sons, Dennis Patterson, Ricky Patterson and William Patterson; brother, Melvin Patterson; sisters, Geraldine Lewis and Linda Johnson; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at noon Thursday, June 27, at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Pastor Justin Adam officiated. Burial was in Unaka Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Townson-Rose Funeral Home.
You may send tributes to the Patterson family at townson-rose.com.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.