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Francis Moore Paterson

d. January 26, 2016

Francis Moore Paterson

PATERSON, FRANCIS MOORE, 91 of Sebring, passed away, January 26, 2016. Pat as he was affectionately know by his many friends was born in Flint, MI, son of the late Graham and Ellen (Law) Paterson. He was a graduate of Grand Blanc High School, class of 1942 and entered the U.S. Navy in 1943-1946 and was an Ensign. Graduate of Central Michigan College of Education, receiving his BS. He married Frances F. Sheffler on October 23, 1954. The moved to Sebring in 1966, and Pat retired from the Property Appraiser Office, Highlands County. Former owners of Paterson Furniture and Fabric Shop in Sebring. Survivors include his loving family, wife, Frances; sons, Scott (Marie) and Clark (Tammy) Paterson all of Sebring; grandchildren, Tarryn Knight, Bubba Chavis and Thomas Nickley; great grandchildren, Bret, Evan and Luca Nickley. A private memorial service will be held.

Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in his Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.

Preceded In Death By

Graham Paterson, Father
Ellen (Law) Paterson, Mother

Survived By

Frances Paterson, Wife
Scott (Marie) Paterson, Son
Clark (Tammy) Paterson, Son
Tarryn Knight, Bubba Chavis
Thomas Nickley
Great Grandchildren
Bret, Evan and Luca Nickley


Place Of Birth: Flint, MI
Place of Death: Sebring, FL
Date Of Death: January 26, 2016
Served in the United States Navy.


A private memorial service will be held.

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