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Richard Lee Patterson, 67, of Gloucester, died Aug. 5, 2017 at Duke University Hospital, Durham, N.C.

Richard was a retired Chief Warrant Officer of the U.S. Army. He enjoyed fishing, shooting, reading, music and camping. He loved to be outdoors. He loved his family and he will be missed by them.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Jesse Smith Patterson, and brother, Ronald Patterson.

Richard is survived by his wife, Gabriela Patterson; father, Jack Patterson; children, David Patterson (Donna), Ryan Patterson (Wanalisa), and Christine Patterson; granddaughter, Freyja Patterson, and brother, Mike Patterson (Mary).

Service with full military honors will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.

Arrangements under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home and Crematory, Gloucester Point. Please visit to share condolences and memories with the family.