Kenneth Ray Patrick, age 88, of Asheboro passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Patrick was born in Ericson, Nebraska on November 19, 1932 to Fay and Cleo Vanhorn Patrick. Kenneth was retired from the U.S. Air Force, serving in both the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War. He also retired from Black & Decker (G.E.). In addition to his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by his wife, Shelby Jarrell Patrick and his son-in-law, Dennis Reinhardt. Kenneth was quite a character and enjoyed telling stories and joking around. He loved fishing and the New York Yankees.
He is survived by his daughter, Cynthia P. Reinhardt of Asheboro; son, Mike Patrick (Datra) of Lexington; and grandchildren, Ian and Claire Patrick.
The family will receive friends on Friday, June 4, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at West Bend United Methodist Church, 1080 Albemarle Road in Asheboro with Rev. Drew McIntyre officiating. Burial will follow in Randolph Memorial Park. Due to COVID-19, social distancing and masks are requested by the family.
Memorials may be made to West Bend United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1845, Asheboro, NC 27204.