Frank H. Patterson, Jr. (1924 -2014) of Doylestown, PA, formerly of New Harmony and Evansville, IN died on April 4, 2014 at Pine Run Health Care facility.
He was a native of Hawesville, KY and a 1942 graduate of Cannelton IN High School. He attended Middlebury College, Vt., and earned degrees from
Rollins, College, Fla., and Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ.
He was a career Navy Supply Corps officer, having served in ships, stations, and staffs in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. He participated in U. S. nuclear weapons atmospheric test Operation Sandstone. Later, he served as a college and university business officer in various U. S. institutions.
He was a long time member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church, New Harmony, IN.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Virginia, a son, Frank V. Patterson (Exeter, NH), daughter,
Neva Potter and her husband, David Potter (Ottsville, PA), a brother, David Bettinger (Grosse Isle, MI) and two grandsons.
It was his wish that no formal funeral/memorial service be held, and that his ashes be interred in New Harmony, Ind. Frank and his wife Virginia have agreed that their memorials will be in the Celebration Garden of the St. Stephens Episcopal Church in New Harmony, Ind.