Billy Ray Patterson, 61 of Locust St. Kannapolis, NC passed away on Monday, October 19, at Atrium Health – Cabarrus. He was born in Cabarrus County on March 26, 1959 to the late Luther Alexander Patterson and the late Florence Elizabeth Boyde Rushing.
Billy Ray, also known as “Third World”, was educated in the Public Schools of New York. He worked in the construction industry for many years and was formerly employed by Ray’s Carpet Upholstery.
Services will be Saturday, October 24, at Clark Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be at 12:00 – 1:00 PM with funeral services following at 1:00 PM. Interment will be at Rutherford Memorial Cemetery.
Those left to cherish his memories includes two sisters, Bonnie Walker (Derric) of China Grove and Barbra Wiltshire if Salisbury; seven nieces, Florence Boyd, Glenda Littlejohn (Reggie), Gwendolyn Boyde, LaShonda Patterson, Robin Kline (Fred), Shericca Patterson, Garrietta Patterson; two nephews, Bobby Patterson, Glenroy Wiltshire; and a host of great nieces and nephew, cousins and friends.
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