SPRINGFIELD – Mathew Sean Patterson, 37, of Springfield died at 10:29 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2009, at his residence.
He was born April 26, 1972, in Peoria. He was preceded in death by his grandparents; and 1 uncle, Doug Patterson.
He was employed by E.J. Welch Company in Springfield and formerly worked for Royal Carpet Supply.
His passion was his 1967 Ford Fairlane and attending car shows. He also had an avid love for music, swimming, being outdoors, hiking, camping, biking and reading.
Surviving are his father, Stanley (wife, Terri) Patterson of Springfield; mother, Sue (husband, Ed) Mahoney of Springfield; 1 brother, Stuart Patterson of Clayton, MO; 1 stepbrother, Kevin Foutch of Springfield; several aunts and uncles; and several cousins.
A memorial gathering will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2009, at Staab Funeral Home. Memorial services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2009, at Staab Funeral Home, with Phil Chiles officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Animal Protective League, Salvation Army-ARC, or Habitat for Humanity.