Guy “Keith” Patterson, 76, a resident of Blue Springs, Missouri, passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, Missouri. He was born September 23, 1946, to Guy Franklin and LuOdra (Butler) Patterson in Kansas City, Missouri.
In his youth, Keith earned the distinction of Eagle Scout. He graduated from Northeast High School in Kansas City, Missouri, and attended and graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Math. During his time at Mizzou, Keith served in the army in the Vietnam War. After college, Keith worked as a Computer Auditor for Employer’s Reinsurance Company (GE), which he retired from. He later married Linda Kay Ramel on August 30, 1975, and they expanded their family to include son Ryan and daughter Teri. As a dad, Keith enjoyed coaching baseball and softball, as well as maintaining his vehicles and yard. Additionally, he enjoyed wood-working and fixing things around the home. He was also fond of vacationing with his family at the Lake of the Ozarks family cabin. During retirement, Keith kept busy exercising at the YMCA, working at Scott’s Auto Express, and watching his grandchildren, Drew and Brady Thompson, at all their sporting events.
Keith is survived by his wife, Linda Kay Patterson (Blue Springs; son Ryan Patterson (Blue Springs); daughter Teri Thompson and her husband Brian, and their two sons Drew and Brady Thompson (Lee’s Summit); sister Deanna Pottinger and her husband Joel Pottinger (Osage Beach); niece Laura Moots and husband Scott Moots (Raymore); nephew Jeff Pottinger and his wife Kathleen Pottinger (St. Louis, MO); sister-in-law Jan Hall and her husband Dub Hall (Blue Springs); nephew Chad Hall and his wife Stacy Hall (Grain Valley); and nephew Nathan Hall and his wife Mickey Hall (Kansas City, MO).
The visitation will be held at Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs, MO, on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. with the funeral service immediately following. The burial will then take place at Blue Springs Cemetery. Memories of Keith and comforting words for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com