Carl Douglas Patterson, 68, of Ellendale, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019.
Doug was born June 1, 1951 in Hartly, DE. He served proudly in the United States Marine Corp, and was a member of the American Legion Walter L. Fox Post 2, Dover; the Milford V.F.W. Blue Hen Post 6483, Milford, and the Harrington Moose Lodge 534.
Doug drove a truck for most of his life. He worked for Tilcon for over 14 years; before opening his own trucking company, D & J. Trucking, which he ran for over 40 years.
He was preceded in death by his Dad, James Cox, Sr. , his mother, Josephine Potzer, and his former wife, Margaret Patterson.
Doug is survived by his fiance’ Sherie Greenley; 2 daughters, Theresa D’Andrea & husband, Louis; and Christa Patterson & wife, Shaunacy , both of Felton; his siblings, Kimberly Carroll, and James Cox, Jr., both of Harrington; and Charles Potzer, of Dover; Grandchildren, Louis, Stefan, & Chelsea D'Andrea and Kellin, Nevaeh, & Rosalie Patterson; 3 Great-Grandchildren, step-brother and sister, Darryl & Charleen Cox; and his faithful companion Clutch.
Funeral Services will be held at 6 pm, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Pippin Funeral Home, Inc., 119 West Camden-Wyoming Ave. Wyoming; with a visitation 1 hour before. In lieu of flowers, Contributions may be made to the funeral home to help with expenses. Condolences may be sent via: www.pippinfuneralhome.com.