BILLY MYLES PATTERSON, 86, of Odessa, TX passed
away on Nov. 29, 2020, with burial in Ector County
He was born on Dec. 3, 1933 in Ranger, TX to the
late Pearl Choat & Elzo Patterson. He attended
Ranger High School in the Class of 1951 for a
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air
Force from 1950-1954 during the Korean War. He
was stationed in Germany during the occupation
of Germany. He married Barbara Payne in June of
1956. He retired from Gulf Oil & started Circle
P Ranch Supply in 1977. He loved raising chickens
and loved horses & racehorses. His grandchildren
were a true delight to him & he enjoyed spoiling
them however possible.
Bill was truly one of a kind. His laugh was
infectious and his sense of humor was hilarious.
He survived more crazy life experiences and
incidents/accidents than most people can imagine.
He was a believer in Jesus so we know he is healed
and laughing in Heaven today.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brother,
Gary Patterson (RHS-1955).
Bill is survived by his wife of 64 years, Barbara
Patterson; daughter, Cindy Cobb; son, Willy Patterson
and wife Julie; siblings, Jim Patterson and wife
Karen, Barbara Patterson Fullingim (RHS-1958) and
husband Mick, Mike Patterson and wife Millie, Lana
Chambers and husband Vick; sister-in-law, Gloria
Patterson; grandchildren, Jason Cobb, Tish Crawford,
Jesse Cobb, Shane Patterson and Brooklyn Patterson;
six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and