Ira Eugene ("Gene") Patrick

Born: Wed., Apr. 12, 1933
Died: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Dec. 19, 2018
Location: Hill Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Dec. 20, 2018
Location: Hill Funeral Home

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Ira Eugene “Gene” Patrick

    Ira Eugene “Gene” Patrick, 85, of Circleville, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 13, 2018 while surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren. He was born on April 12, 1933 near Kingston, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his mother, Cleo (Dresbach) Patrick and father, Pearl Patrick of Kingston; brother, Dane (Violet) Patrick and their son, Jerry, and infant brother, Orville Patrick. He was married to Joanne (Arledge) Patrick on May 24, 1952 in Liberty, IN. Gene is survived by his wife, Joanne (Arledge) Patrick; Son, Daniel (Chris) Patrick, daughter, Rebecca (Tom) Davis, son, Michael (Donna) Patrick; grandchildren, Natalie (Steve) Timmons, Adam (Becca) Davis, Jonathan (Kristen) Davis, Erin Davis (Anthony Haupt), Allison (Rick) Steffens, Mack and Isabella Patrick; great-grandchildren, Ayla and Addison Davis, Claire and Graham Davis, Laney, Trey and Lance Haupt, Patrick Timmons and Hadley Mae Steffens.

    Gene was a former member of the Ohio Consumer Council, Former President of Pickaway County Farmers Union, Past President of Pickaway Township Elementary School PTO, accomplished piano and organ player and also sang in many men’s choral groups. Gene was a farmer in Pickaway and Ross counties for many years. After leaving the farm in 1986, he drove a semi for Schneider, MoJack and Bowling Farms. He loved camping and only parted with his camper, still in perfect condition, last summer.

    Gene was a member of The Salem Methodist Church of Kingston and Outreach Ministries of Circleville and was very fond of both of his church families.

    Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 20 at 11:00 a.m. at the HILL FUNERAL HOME, Kingston with Dr. Doyne Wiggins, of Outreach Ministries, presenting the eulogy and Pastor Susan Britton, of Salem United Methodist Church, of Kingston, assisting. Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Kingston. A luncheon will follow at the Salem United Methodist Church, 8490 Hayesville Road, Kingston, Ohio 45644.

    The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Hill’s and an hour prior to the service on Thursday. Thank you to the Outreach Ministries and the Salem family of faith for caring for our family at this time. Condolences can be made on Gene’s online guest registry at

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irita Lauerman
   Posted Sat December 15, 2018
Dear Patrick Family,

Our hearts and prayers for all of you during this time of loss. He will be greatly missed.

the Lauerman Family

Julia Vanderboegh
   Posted Sat December 15, 2018
Mike, Donna, Mack, and Isabella,
In this time of sadness, may your hearts be comforted by memories of the good times.
We love you all,
Your Michigan family

Tim Kelley
   Posted Mon December 17, 2018
Danny, so sorry to hear about your Dad. Our prayers go out to you and your family.

Tim & Paula Kelley

Holman Family
   Posted Mon December 17, 2018
From our family to yours ,Sorry for your lose, Sending our love and prayers to all of you.

Denise Minor
   Posted Mon December 17, 2018
Danny and Chris, So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.

   Posted Tue December 18, 2018
Sending Thoughts and Prayers for the Loss...RIP...GENE...God Bless Family &Friends...Amen..

Debbie and Diehl Wilson
   Posted Tue December 18, 2018
We are so sorry you and your family's loss. We know he will be greatly missed.

Judy Moore
   Posted Tue December 18, 2018
Joanne, So sorry for your loss. We will be keeping you and your family in our prayers. Lots of big hugs and love you.

Marylee Collins Bays
   Posted Tue December 18, 2018
Dear Patrick Family,
Remembering your sweet dad with all the fun times shared over the years.
Our special times together may not have been often..when we were all together
it sure was wonderful!
Your dad’s love of family, faith and friends were all big as his heart.
Our deepest condolences to this amazing family❤️
Marylee Collins Bays, Steve Bays, Megan Wilson Smith and Andy Wilson

Derek and Ashley Dibling
   Posted Thu December 20, 2018
Patrick Family,
So sorry for your loss of a loved one. Our condolences and prayers for the family in this difficult time.

Sandy Martin Hudgins
   Posted Fri December 21, 2018
Praying for comfort and peace for your family in the loss of your beloved Gene. His family always seemed to bring such a twinkling smile to his eyes. What a wonderful family he has had in each of you.

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