Stillwater - With profound sadness, Arthur T. Patterson passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at his home on Campbell Road due to complications associated with Parkinson's disease. He was 82.
Born and raised in Stillwater, he lived his entire life at his family's homestead. He grew up as the youngest of James and Nora Lynch Patterson's five children. He attended Stillwater schools and enlisted in the US Army in 1950 to begin a lifelong patriotic career serving his nation, state, and town.
Art was a Sergeant in C Co., 27th Infantry, Wolfhounds regiment of the US Army in Korea. the division received a presidential unit citation for stopping the enemy from taking Seoul. He proudly returned to Korea 34 years later in 1985 as a guest of the South Korean Veterans Association. His dedication to serve his nation and community continued his entire life.