Emmitt Donald Patterson, 71, of Lake Toxaway, passed away on June 21, 2008 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Asheville. He was dearly loved.
Patterson was a native and life-long resident of Transylvania County. He was the son of the late Lloyd and Alma Patterson of Rosman. He attended Rosman High School, where he met his wife of 45 years, Pauletta McKinney Patterson of Lake Toxaway.
His life was characterized by his love and affection for his wife, family, and friends, and his passion for owning/operating heavy equipment, grading and transfer trucking businesses. He had countless friends and assoc...