Andy J. Patrick
Andy J. Patrick

Jan. 10, 1923

Nov. 28, 2017

DELPHOS — Andy J. Patrick, 94, of Delphos, passed away on Tuesday at Vancrest Healthcare Center in Delphos.

He was born Jan. 10, 1923, in Hellier, Kentucky, to Charles and Eliza (Elam) Patrick, who preceded him in death. He was united in marriage to Octavia Isaacs on Aug. 28, 1942; they were married for 75 years. She survives in Delphos.

He is also survived by two sons, Rick (Donna) Patrick of Lima and Jack (Farol) Patrick of Elida; brother, Jim (Nan) Patrick of Delphos; sister, Yvonne Lawson of Cumberland, Kentucky; five grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Tuell; and a brother, Grover “Peno” Patrick.

He was a member of Church of God in Fremont and he had coached baseball for many years. He was the first coach for Perry summer baseball. He had worked in the coal mines in Kentucky before moving to Lima and he then worked at Ex Cell-O for 31 years as a quality control inspector. He served in the Army during World War II, where he was with Merills Marauders in Burma India.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where military grave rites will be performed by the Delphos Veterans Council. Jim Patrick will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Elida.

Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday and one hour prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Vancrest Activities Department.

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