Judy Patterson Glaspie was called home July 31, 2015 after a long fight with lung cancer.
She was born in Clarksville on March 28, 1945 to Robert and Zelma Patterson, She is the youngest of 5 children.
She is survived by her daughter Tina Dillard Wright (Oliver Wright) of Pooler, Ga. Her son Stephen Patterson (Christopher Patterson) of Loganville, Ga. and son Charles Mills Jr. Of Yulee, Fla. Her daughter Heather Mills Brooks preceded her in death. She is survived by her grandchildren Kristina Banks (Stefan Banks), Scarlette Hakanson (Christopher Hakanson), LaQuisha Wilson (Mark Wilson), Gordon Brooks Jr, Austin Mills, Cory Mills, Evan Patterson and Olivia Patterson, her sister Patricia Fernacola and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Cherry Cannon, her brothers Robert Patterson Jr. and Gordon Patterson, daughter Heather Mills Brooks, grandson Daniel Church Jr. She is survived by her great-grandchildren Robin Screen Jr., Derrick Church, Daniel Church III, Kristian Newsam, Lillian Banks, Dylan Church, Jordan and Ashton Brooks and Kiersten Wilson. .
She will be dearly missed by her family and many friends.
A Celebration of Life service for Richard Joseph Hunsicker will be held on hursday, Aug. 20 at 3 p.m. at Elmwood Presbytarian Church with Rev. Randal Cone officiating.
Richard J. Hunsicker, 76, of Louisiana was killed in a motorcycle accident on Hwy. 79 north of the city on Sunday, Aug. 9 according to the state highway patrol.
Hunsicker was alone when his motorcycle overturned just south of Pike County Road 120 about four miles south of Ashburn.
The Hunsicker family were originally from South St. Louis, but later moved to University City in 1941 where Richard attended elementary, Junior high and High school. In University City the family attended the Hanley Road Presbyterian Church where the beloved Herbert Watson, a well known Presbyterian minister, was pastor.
Richard played football at St. Charles High school and later at Kirksville. He is survived by a son, Michael Gregory Hunsinker of St. Charles and Mary Jo Blaze of Community Center, Calif.
Later, Richard moved to Louisiana where he a well known for his attendance at auctions, seeking parts for sewing machines.
According to family, friends and neighbors he was known for industry, his neighborliness, and his kindness to all. Through the years he carried a busy correspondence with a large company of people on Facebook. In the last years he chose to communicate the writings of the great spiritual writers. Many of his selections centered on forgiveness and the blessings of community. He will be much missed at the morning coffee shop in Louisiana.
Various family members will participate in this Celebration of Life such as Michael Gregory, his son; Matthew, his grandson and brother Dr. David Hunsicker, a retired career Navy Chaplain. A free will offering for Richard will be received during the service.