Born: March 14, 1947
Died: May 06, 2014
Basil Ed Patrick, 67, of Vincennes, passed away Tuesday May 6, 2014. Ed was born March 14, 1947, in Vincennes, the son of William F. and Cleo (Painter) Patrick. He married Mildred L. (Nowaskie) Patrick on September 18, 1971, and she survives him. Ed retired from IPALCO, then owned and operated ALP Trucking. He also farmed on the side. Ed was a member of many clubs, which include, the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 779 in Lawrenceville, American Legion Post 0073, VFW Post 1157, 40 et 8, National Rifleman Association, Wabash Valley Sportsman Club, and the AARP. He also served in the Army in the Vietnam War, where he was discharged with a purple heart. Ed was also a loving husband, father, grandfather, an avid fisherman and hunter.
Along with his wife, Mildred, Ed is survived by his mother, Cleo; daughter, Angie Gibbs and her husband Steve of Vincennes; grandchildren, Troy Brittingham and Shelbey Brittingham; and sister, Rita Fox of St. Francisville, IL.
He is preceded in death by his father; two daughters, Amy and Cynthia Patrick; and one brother, Larry Patrick.
The family will receive friends on Friday May 9, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Vincennes Chapel, 313 Church St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday May 10, 2014 at 10:00 AM at St. Vincent’s Catholic Church with Rev. Dave Fleck officiating. He will be laid to rest at St. Vincent’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Basil Ed Patrick Memorial Fund at Old National Bank. Online condolences may be made at www.fredrickandson.com.