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John F. Patterson, M.D., 67 of Columbia passed away May 22, 2008 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Services will be held at a later date. John was born November 4, 1940 in Willow Springs, MO to the late George F. and Myrtle (Pennington) Patterson. John is survived by his beloved wife of 43 years, Gloria, his two sons, Marc Patterson and his wife Jamie and Luke Patterson and his wife Misty all of Columbia as well as his brother Danny Patterson of Abilene, TX. Dr. Patterson was a physician & psychiatrist at the Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital in Columbia for 22 years. He enjoyed teaching & mentoring medicine his entire life. His hobbies included traveling, photography & reading good books. The family request memorials to the Willow Springs High School Scholarship Fund, 214 W. Fourth St., Willow Springs, MO 65793.