Richard Martin Patrick, 77, passed away Thursday, June 10 at Johnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon, VA. Born in Hansonville, VA on November 11, 1943, he was the fifth of seven children of Arch and Hazel Skeens Patrick. He spent his early years in Russell County before moving to Bristol where he had resided for the past 56 years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Cindy Westmoreland Patrick, son, Ricky Allen Patrick; siblings, Mildred Davis, Roy “Gene” Patrick and Gyle Patrick.

Survivors include daughter, Janie Reynolds, 5 grandchildren, Tiffany, Cody & Brianna Patrick, Haley & Ashley Reynolds. He is also survived by siblings, Shirley Stapleton, Robert Lenord Patrick & Pauline Salyers as well as 2 great grandsons.

The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the nurses and physicians of the Critical Care Unit at JMH for their compassionate care and devotion to Richard.

Honoring Richard’s wishes, his body will be cremated. The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.

Online condolences may be registered at  Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.