Patterson ìPatî Brown, 96 of Hendersonville, passed away on November 21, 2013 at Cardinal Care.
He was born on June 8, 1917 in Greenville, SC to the late James & Emma Brown. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Mamie Pressley Brown; a son, Mike Brown; and a brother, James Brown.
Patterson was a 1934 graduate of Hendersonville High School and was a US Navy Veteran serving during WWII. He owned and operated Brown Appliance Co. on Main Street in Hendersonville from 1945 to 1951. Patterson spent 52 years in Tampa, FL before returning to Hendersonville.
Patterson is survived by a son, Tom Brown of Hendersonville; a grandson, Preston Brown, a great-granddaughter, Courtney Brown; a brother, Gene Brown of Charlotte; and several nieces and nephews.
No local services are planned.