Lowell A. Patterson
October 2, 1941 ~ June 22, 2022
A Celebration of Life will be held for Lowell A. Patterson, 80, of College Station, Texas on Monday, June 27, 2022, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center in Bryan. Life Celebrant Dawn Lee Wakefield and Rev. Preston McCallum, Mr. Patterson’s great-nephew, will officiate. Mr. Patterson died June 22 at CHI St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan.
Lowell A. Patterson was born in Sulphur Springs, Texas, on October 2, 1941 to Lowell Lee and Lillie Patterson. He grew up in Sulphur Springs and fell in love with nature and farming as a child. The family relocated to Dallas, where he grew up curious about electronics. Early on, he’d tinker with radios, and his fascination increased. He went to college in Dallas where he earned his degree in Electrical Engineering.
When Lowell met Brenda Wier, both had been married before, and began life together with her son and they had two more children together. Their first years together were in Dallas, where he worked for Collins Radio and earned the respect of all his coworkers. He retired from that job, and then worked for himself for many years.
The family relocated to the Brazos Valley, where he owned and operated Delta Pecan Farms, which brought him great joy. He taught horticulture classes to students at Texas A&M University.
Lowell’s attitude in life was to work hard, expect good results, don’t settle for second-best, and if you’re going to do a job, do it right the first time. He was a perfectionist and set high goals for his work. He could fix virtually anything that was broken.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Lois Moore, and Mary. Lowell is survived by wife, Brenda; sister, Susie Taylor; son, David (Brent) Phillips and wife, Angela of Corpus Christi; daughter, Stacy Herd and husband, Aaron of San Antonio; son, John Patterson of Houston; and four grandchildren, Andrea Herd, Haley Herd, BrieAnna Phillips, and Trevor Phillips; and great-grandsons, Jaxton and Aiden.
Condolences can be expressed at CallawayJones.com
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
It seems like just yesterday we were talking about your pecan orchards hot rods and fishing , and how u knew where a nice lil fishing hole was that u were gonna take me and brook to …but IM GUESSING GOD WANTED TO DO SOME FISHING WITH YOU FIRST , it’s not at all fair how he works at times , it seems like he takes some of the best people first and leaves us down here to face all life’s problems and pain , so make a spot for us all..bc I’m still gonna hold you to it with that nice lil fishing hole and I know GOD HAS SUM REALLY NICE FISHING HOLES UP THERE SO WHEN ITS TIME FOR HIM TO CALL US ALL HOME WE WILL ALL SEE EACH OTHER AGAIN WE SURE MISS U ALREADY HOTROD AND WE LOVE YOU…AND WE WILL MOST DEFINATELY BE THERE FOR MAMMA BRENDA SO DONT WORRIE ABOUT THAT ….
Mrs. Brenda my thoughts and prayers are with you today as they have been since the day we met you. Only today my heartbreaks for you and my soul mourns the loss of you’re sweet husband. Kris and I are beyond sorry for you’re loss. We love you very much. You’ve been our family since day one. Always remember this… when the person you love has gone away, remember you always have their memories with you. It is something that no one can take away from you. We are thinking of you during this sad time and will hold you close to our hearts. Do you remember the last time I seen you two together? He had just gotten out of the hospital… I told you that you must have done something right… I was a witness to the way Mr. Lowell loved you through a look most women only ever get to read about in a romance novel, 40+ years together and he still looked at you with a love most in this life will never see or experience. So in these hard times to come think of that look in his eyes that showed his love for you. The look in his eyes that spoke in volumes of his love for you with no words spoken, because nothing needed to be said. The love that shined through his eyes said all that needed to be spoken, words wouldn’t do it justice. We love you. Please let us know if we can do anything to make life a little bit easier. May God wrap his loving arms around you and your family and comfort you in these hard times to come. We’re here don’t ever forget that.