• July 7, 2015

Kenneth Lance Patterson - Odessa American: Obituaries

e-Edition Subscribe

Kenneth Lance Patterson

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Thursday, December 1, 2011 12:00 am

MIDLAND Kenneth Lance Patterson was born January 14, 1969 in Big Spring, Texas and passed away suddenly on November 29, 2011. Lance was a very laid back, compassionate and all-around good guy. Lance was a talented artist and bass guitar player and played with Pumpjack for years. He truly enjoyed music and being with people whom he loved. Lance had the opportunity with the band Pumpjack to be a part of Ozzfest, and they opened for several famous bands – Pantera, Anthrax, and W.A.S.P. just to name a few. Lance just loved to be around happy people, whether they were people he had known for years or new faces in the crowd.

Everyone who knew Lance loved him. He always had a smile on his face and would hug you like he hadn’t seen you in years (even if he had just seen you yesterday). Lance lived his life surrounded by family and friends always. He was not a loner at all – the more people around, the better! He would do anything with his friends and family whether it was fishing, bowling, swimming, watching movies, or even skiing. He just wanted to laugh and be surrounded by happiness.

Lance Patterson is survived by his wife, Nancy Patterson and stepchildren, Tres and Lauren. He is also survived by his parents, Ken and Sylvia Patterson; his brother and sister-in-law, Monty and Chali Patterson, along with his niece and nephew, Abby and Logan Patterson.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2011, at 2:00p.m. at the Ellis Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Condolences may be offered at: www.ellisfunerals.com.

  • ALL-ACCESS: Subscribe to our e-edition and premium website at myoaoa.com.
    You can read your daily newspaper without taking a walk to the driveway.
    Look back at yesterday's newspaper, or issues from months ago with our archive feature.
    Call circulation at 432-337-7670 to sign up today.

Most Popular

Odessa, TX

Current Conditions

Overcast
79°
Humidity: 69%
Winds: NNE at 12mph
Feels Like: 81°

Your Extended Forecast

Today

weather
High 82°/Low 65°
Mostly cloudy

Tomorrow

weather
High 88°/Low 70°
Partly cloudy

Thursday

weather
High 91°/Low 70°
Sunshine

Friday

weather
High 90°/Low 69°
Mix of sun and clouds
Online Features

Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>