Lloyd George Patterson of Drayton Valley, Alberta passed away peacefully at Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre on the morning of Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the age of 64 years.
Born in Sussex, New Brunswick on June 27, 1955, he was the son of the late Lloyd G. and Verna E. (MacDonald) Patterson.
Lloyd is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 44 years, M. Doreen (Landry); his daughter Jennifer Patterson and son, Michael Patterson, all of Drayton Valley; his sister, Donna McFarland (Doug Dimmick) of Rimbey, Alberta, as well as by several nieces, nephews and other extended family.
Lloyd was a proud member of several New Brunswick Masonic Lodges, as well as Shriners International. He was a skilled heavy duty mechanic who held several licenses which he acquired throughout his career. Lloyd was also proud to become a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer before locating to Alberta in 2005. Lloyd was a lifetime motorcycle enthusiast and enjoyed building choppers as his pastime.
A memorial service in honour of Lloyd’s life will be held at Drayton Valley Freemason’s Lodge #182, 5602 55 Street, Drayton Valley on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. with Dwayne Henley as celebrant. A private family interment will be held at Trinity Cemetery in Sussex, New Brunswick at a later date.
The Patterson family wish to extend a special thank you to Lloyd’s best friend, Corey Brasseur who was by his side throughout Lloyd's sickness and was with Lloyd as a constant friend at the hospital, as well as Chris Coates who created Lloyd’s one-of-a-kind urn.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Lloyd’s name may be made directly to the Drayton Valley Health Foundation’s Palliative Care Campaign by visiting www.dvhealthfound.ca or may be sent to 4550 Madsen Avenue, Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A 1N8.
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