TWELVE MILE — Charlie Patchett, 63, Twelve Mile, passed away at 12:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at his residence.
Born on Aug. 12, 1950, in Kokomo, he was the son of the late Charles S. and Ruth F. Flick Patchett. On Oct. 14, 1973, he was married to Janet K. Buzbee, and she survives.
Charlie was an avid outdoorsman and hunter. In March 1986, he attended and graduated from the American Institute of Taxidermy in Janesville, Wis., after which he opened his own taxidermy shop. He worked in construction most of his life, and he even designed and helped build his own home.
Back in high school, Charlie was an outstanding athlete for Western High School where he earned the nickname, “The Baby Bull.”
He enjoyed watching his favorite professional football team, The Green Bay Packers.
In 1981, Charlie gave his life to the Lord and was baptized in the Twelve Mile Creek. He was a member of Corinth Brethren Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one brother, Jeff (Deb) Patchett; two sisters, Ruth Ann Collins and Jeanie Downs; and several nieces and nephews, Bryan Downs, Ashley Downs, Gina (Chris) Elmore, Kellie (Roman) Maynes, Ray (Andrea) Williams, Gena Gentry, Dave Gentry and Christy Hood.
He was preceded in death by one brother, David Gentry.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Corinth Brethren Church, Twelve Mile, with Pastor Ben Pippen Officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Corinth Brethren Church.
The family wishes to thank Help at Home and Guardian Angel Hospice for their constant support and care over the last few years.
McClain Funeral Home, Denver, has been entrusted with arrangements. The online guestbook can be signed at www.mcclainfh.com.