Clifford Rankin Patterson, age 90, passed away at his home, 23191 State Hwy #19, Cambridge Springs, PA on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Born on January 21, 1926 in Plumville, PA, Clifford was a son of the late Clyde Patterson and Clara Rankin Patterson. He married the former Lillie Belle McIntosh on November 11, 1946 and she survives.

Patterson, Clifford003????? A veteran of World War Two, Clifford served his country in the US Army from 1944 until his honorable discharge in 1946. He was employed by General Electric in Erie retiring after 40 years of work. Clifford enjoyed automobiles and watching professional wrestling. He was a veteran of VFW Post #169 in Venango.

Surviving Clifford in addition to his wife – Lillie whom he married November 11, 1946 are two daughters – Elaine Sue Reynolds and her husband, Raymond of Cambridge Springs and Janet F. Shank and her husband, Blair of Harborcreek; three sons – Gerald C. Patterson of Cambridge Springs, Larry A. Patterson and his wife, Joann of Waterford; and John R. Pursell and his wife, Sherry of Erie; a sister – Edel Ketchel of Erie; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Clifford was preceded in death by a brother – Sheldon (Pat) Patterson and a son – Robby S. Patterson.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A graveside service with military honors will be held at Venango Cemetery, Saturday morning, June 18th at 10:00 a.m.