Charles Patrick III

Charles Russel Patrick III

Sunday, March 3rd, 1940 - Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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Charles Russel Patrick III, passed away on November 20, 2019.
A memorial visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home.
Charles was born to the late C.R. and Elizabeth Patrick in Tifton, Georgia on March 3, 1940. He earned his B.S. at Clemson University, his M.S. at Auburn, and his PhD in entomology at Mississippi State University. He was a Professor Emeritus with the University of Tennessee after retiring from a fruitful career with the UT Extension Service. Charles was an amateur radio operator (Ham) and was a past volunteer with the Madison County Sheriff’s Department.
Charles is survived by his wife of fifty years, Pat Coffey Patrick, daughter, Lynn Box (Steve), granddaughter Addison, and his brother, Bill Patrick (Wanda).
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    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    1209 Madison St.
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Posted at 12:13pm
Charles Russell Patrick 111 my first cousin
I fondly remember Russ over the year’s especially his outreach to others during times of need or just say hello or how are you doing today. Always happy & bit surprised to receive random gift & trinkets sent via USPO. Poems & rare coins—collectors items,
Rare signatures, books, and many other wonderful memories from My special cousin & friend.
God Speed Russ—You were a rare gift to Mankind always giving back more than you received during your time on “The Little Blue Dot”. I will always remember you as a kind and loving Soul.
Charles Barton Rice, SR
November 25, 1936

Melvin and Joyce Newman

Posted at 10:59am
So very sorry to hear about the passing of Russ. I enjoyed working with him for many years and he was a good friend! Our prayers are with you.
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Paige Patrick Turner

Posted at 07:21pm
Pat, I’m so sorry for the loss of Russ. I remember so many wonderful times in Brookfield with Nana and Grandaddy and you and Russ and Lynn and all of our family together growing up. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Lynn and family. Love you all, Paige

Frank, Joyce, and Jamie Brasher

Posted at 12:37pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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