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Dovin Funeral & Cremation Specialists
Tuesday February 15th, 2022
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Dovin Funeral & Cremation Specialists
Tuesday February 15th, 2022

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Frank J. Patterson IV

Frank J. Patterson IV, age 41, of Findlay, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2022, at his home following a sudden illness.

Born April 14, 1980, in Elyria, he was a Lorain County resident for most of his life before moving to Findlay a few years ago.  Frank attended Elyria West High School and worked in the construction industry for many years.

He loved boating, fishing, jet skiing and spending time at the beach.  He also enjoyed playing cards and shooting pool.

Surviving is his son, Michael Allen Patterson of Elyria; mother, Robin (Bob) Bulan of Vermilion; father, Frank J. Patterson III; sister, Nina Martin of Lorain; half-sister, Stacy of Florida; stepbrothers, Bill (Shannon) Bulan of Indiana and Bob Bulan of Port Clinton; stepsister, Laura (Rick) Young of Texas.

He was preceded in death by his stepsister, Roberta Bulan.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of services at 7:00 p.m. in the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain.  Dr. Jim Chapple will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Frank’s memory to A New Perception LLC (Murray’s Home), 1311 W. 5th Street, Lorain, Ohio 44052.

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Deepest sympathies. I'm at a loss of words. May his memory live forever.

Sandi Morse Feb 19 2022 7:00 PM

Sympathy. Bob and I enjoyed time spent with Frank through the years. So personable, easy conversation, and his wonderful smile. We will remember. Rest in Blessed Peace Frank.

Robert & Karen Goforth Feb 18 2022 2:02 PM

You're one of my oldest and dearest friends. Magic words don't exist. We can all agree it's tough getting through life at times, but this , this is the absolute toughest. It shouldn't be we outlive our kids, but here we are. May God see us through, and then again bring us all together for all time. It is our Hope . Love you Robin. Sympathy and Prayers for all the family.

Robyn Feb 14 2022 10:21 PM

Sincere condolences to Robin and all of Frank's family and friends.

Craig Nixon Feb 13 2022 12:43 PM