ULYSSES — Joe Bob Patterson, 58, of Ulysses, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. He was born Nov. 23, 1960, in Ulysses to Kenneth Jr. and Joann (Spencer) Patterson.
Joe Bob grew up in Ulysses and moved to Glorieta, N.M. in 1988. He was a skilled silversmith and married Sherri Nelson on Nov. 19, 1994, in Pecos, N.M. After returning to Ulysses in 2008, Joe Bob helped with the family farming and custom harvesting business.
Joe Bob is survived by his wife, Sherri of the home; father, Kenneth Patterson, Jr. of Ulysses; brother, Norman Patterson of Ulysses; and sister, Tami Chandler of Ness City.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Joann; sisters, Alice and Leanne; and grandparents.
Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Ulysses.
Memorial contributions may be given to Joe Bob Patterson Memorial Fund or the Ulysses Animal Shelter in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.