He was born Oct. 21, 1930, in Jefferson County, Kan., to William Allen and Luella Francis Patterson.
Mr. Patterson managed a Phillips 66 service station in Oskaloosa for several years, and he owned and operated PattersonÃ¢ÂÂs Trucking before retiring in Arkansas.
He married Alta Patterson. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Wayne Jr., Forum; two daughters, Debi Nocktonick, Plano, Tex., and Kathy McDaniel, Meriden; a sister, Emogene Adams, Forum; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Brashears Funeral Home in Forum is in charge of arrangements.