Michael “Ryan” Patania, age 32 of Fairmount, passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at his residence.
Ryan was born on May 25, 1985 in Calhoun, GA to Michael Patania and Vickie Long Patania. He attended NorthPointe Church, and was a Deputy Sheriff with the Gordon County Sheriff Department, where he was Court Services Deputy of the Year in 2015 and 2017. He was a member of the Sonora Masonic Lodge #221 F&AM. Ryan was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Norman Long; and paternal grandparents, Alfred and Louise Patania.
Ryan is survived by his wife, Cassie McDaniel Patania of Fairmount; father and mother, Michael and Vickie Patania of Calhoun; sister, Tiffani Patania of Rome; in-laws, Courtney and Wendy Taylor of Sugar Valley, and Phil and Miriam McDaniel of LaFayette; grandparents, Christine and Dale Watkins of Resaca, Annette and Scotty Williams of LaFayette, Reece and Thelma McDaniel of Rock Springs, and Carole Patania of St. Peters, MO; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Logan and AnBreia McDaniel of Calhoun, Matthew and Sophie McDaniel of LaFayette, and Kyle and Carley Williams of Anchorage, Alaska. Several uncles, aunts, nephews, and cousins also survive.
Services to celebrate the life of Michael “Ryan” Patania will be conducted on Monday, March 26th at 2 PM from Heritage Baptist Church with Reverend Garland Hullander officiating.
The family will receive friends on Monday 11 AM until the service hour at 2 PM at Heritage Baptist Church with the Gordon County Sheriff Department serving as honorary escorts.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Gordon County Sheriff Auxiliary or the Masonic Children’s Home of Georgia.
You may leave the Patania family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Michael “Ryan” Patania, age 32 of Fairmount.