Scott Wayne Patrick, 55, of Galatia, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
Scott was born April 23, 1958, in Carbondale the son of Joseph and Deloris (Short) Patrick.
He loved to bargain hunt, enjoyed fishing and his animals. Scott loved spending time with his family and friends. He has worked at Old Ben Coal Mine, Southern Illinois Vault Company and American Coal.
Survivors include four children, Joseph D. Patrick and wife Jennifer of Galatia, Mary E. Patrick of Harrisburg, Katherine L. Patrick of Springfield, Mo., and Marvin J. Patrick of Galatia; three grandchildren, Joseph, Justice and Jace; mother, Deloris J. Patrick of Carbondale; brother, Steve Patrick and wife Judy of Marion; sister, Michelle Hutchison of Buncombe.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Patrick.
Memorial service will be 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Blue Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob McKnight officiating. Visitation will be 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the funeral home.