PATRICK, JR., Herbert SALUDA, SC – Herbert Lee Patrick, Jr., 88, of Saluda, SC died Monday, December 18, 2006. Mr. Patrick was born September 20, 1918 in Chester, SC to the late Herbert L. Patrick, Sr. and Mattie Pressley Patrick. He served with the South Carolina Highway Patrol for 37 years. Mr. Patrick was a World War II Army veteran and served as a Captain in the Pacific Theater. Mr. Patrick graduated from The Citadel in 1940. He was a member of Saluda Presbyterian Church for over 50 years where he served as a Deacon, Elder and Church Treasurer. He was a member of The Saluda Lions Club, American Legion Post 65, Travis Masonic Lodge 241, Woodman of the World, South Carolina Troopers Association, State Retires Association and The Citadel Alumni Association. Surviving are a son, Col. H.L. (Bert) Patrick III Ret. and his wife Katheryn Wilson Patrick of Merritt Island, Fla., a daughter, Miriam (Mac) Hurt of Ridgeway, SC, seven grandchildren, Rod Eidson and his wife Kristi of Batesburg-Leesville, SC, Matthew Eidson and his wife Heather of Lyman, SC, Allen Patrick and his wife Christine of Columbia, SC, Chamblee P. Carrington and her husband Joe of Ashville, NC, Crystal Hurt, Melissa Hurt and Patrick Hurt, a step granddaughter, Alexander Hood and seven great grandchildren, Jordon Eidson, James Eidson, Trent Burroughs, Haley Kyzer, Hannah Kyzer and Kylie Paige Carrington and Brennen Jackson. Mr. Patrick was predeceased by his parents and loving wife of over 50 years, Miriam McGregor Patrick. Funeral services will be held at 3 PM, Thursday, December 21, 2006 at Saluda Presbyterian Church with interment in West Travis Park Cemetery in Saluda with Rev. Bill Tarbell officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM, Wednesday evening at Ramey Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Saluda Presbyterian Church, 103 W. Highland Street, Saluda, SC 29138. Visit our guestbook at www.charleston.net/deaths.
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