Sherman Ronald “Ron” Patrick, age 85 of Calhoun, GA, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2021 at Tranquility of Dalton Senior Living Home in Dalton, GA.
Ron was born on August 20, 1935 in Newton County, GA, son of the late Ralph Emerson Patrick and Annie Brown Patrick. In addition to his parents, Ron is also preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Stoner Patrick; two sons-in-law, Kent Dean and Michael Worley; granddaughter, Rebecca Patrick; two brothers, Luther Patrick and Cecil Patrick; and three sisters, Connie Payne, Bernice Ott, and Flora Brooks. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and served during Korea. Ron was a member of the Leo Masonic Lodge #224 F&AM of Leo, Indiana, Leo American Legion of Leo, Indiana for over 50 years and where he served as a past commander, and the Calhoun Elks Lodge of Calhoun, GA. Ron was an avid golfer and could land a hole in one on the fly, had a good humor, and never met a stranger. Prior to his retirement, Ron worked as a mechanic.
Ron is survived by: two sons, Wade Patrick and his wife Mickey, and James David Scanlon and his wife Ina; three daughters, Selina Schwanitz and her husband Paul, Sabrina Dean, and Claudia Worley; brother, Kenneth Patrick; nine grandchildren, Sommer Bennett and her husband Brandon, Brandi Miller and her husband Matt, Sayward Fite and her husband Adam, Samantha Spinks and her husband Chris, Joseph Patrick and his wife Amber, Stephany Gaspard, Katie McFalls and her husband Chris, Jeremy Gaspard and his wife Lindsey, and John Dean; and twelve great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Friday, February 5, 2021 from 9 AM until the funeral hour at 11 AM at Thomas Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be conducted on Friday, February 5, 2021 at 11 AM from the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Reverend Jether Cochran officiating. Interment will follow in Gordon Memorial Gardens with full military honors and masonic graveside rites.
Pallbearers serving include: Wade Patrick, Brandon Bennett, Chris Spinks, Jeremy Gaspard, John Dean, and Paul Schwanitz. Adam Fite will serve as an honorary pallbearer.
You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home has proudly been entrusted with the care of Sherman Ronald “Ron” Patrick.