Shawn Patrick Patterson, 49, passed away on April 30, 2018 surrounded by family. His last weeks were filled with the love and devotion of his family and friends. Shawn was born on September 7, 1968 in Renton, WA to Robert and Lylas Patterson. Growing up in Renton Shawn loved playing baseball and soccer. He moved to Phoenix, AZ in 1991 to join his father and mother. At 28, he became a dad to his son Jared Patterson, and at 37, he became a dad to his son Joshua Patterson. He worked at American Express for 20 years as a business travel agent. Everyone he met instantly liked him. His favorite things to do were spend time with family and friends and play baseball with his sons Jared and Josh. He really enjoyed volunteering with the boys baseball teams and mentoring other players. Shawn will be missed by all.
Shawn is survived by his cherished sons Jared and Joshua, mother Lylas, sister Stacey Gregersen, brother in-law Richard Gregersen, nephew Andrew Gregersen, niece Bridget Gregersen, Gina Aguirre (Jared) and Bonnie Johnson (Josh).
Shawn is preceded in death by his father, Robert (Pat) Patterson, paternal grandparents William and Noreen Patterson, and maternal grandparents Harry and Francis Killmer.
A memorial service for Shawn will be held on Saturday, May 12th, 2018, 10:00 am at St. Benedicts Church at 16223 S. 48th St, Phoenix AZ 85048. A Celebration of Life to follow service at American Legion Post 35 located at 2240 W Chandler Blvd, Chandler AZ 85224.