Patty, Bo "Tim"

Friday, June 22, 2018
Bo “Tim” Patty, 57, of Rossville, passed peacefully to his heavenly home on Thursday, June 21, 2018. He was an active member at Philadelphia Baptist Church at Oak Hill Road. He spent many happy years as Santa and the Easter Bunny, bringing smiles to children throughout the Chattanooga area. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, James C. and Lila Patty; brother, Greg Patty; and sister, Dee Centers.

Survivors include his loving wife, Kim Patty; sons, Chris and Joseph Patty; brother, James (Melanie) Patty; sister, Sheila (Ron) Ferguson; three special grandbabies, Emmalea, Maelea and Lillea Patty; and nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2018 in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel, with Pastor J.T. Sanders and Pastor Cecil Hawkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Lakewood Memory Gardens South. The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 and prior to the service on Sunday at the funeral home.

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