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Windell Ray Patterson, American minister. Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1951. Recipient Certified of Appreciation, East River Baptist Association, 1973-1979.


Patterson, Windell Ray was born on February 1, 1930 in Martinsville, Virginia, United States. Son of John Pedigo and Erma Hope (Bennett) Patterson.


Associate of Arts, Bluefield College, 1955. Bachelor, Concord College, 1959. Master of Divinity, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1984.


Pastor, Braimwell (West Virginia) Baptist Church, 1957-1960;pastor, New Hope and Zoar Baptist Churches, Orange County, Virginia, 1960-1965;pastor, North Pamunkey Baptist Church, Lahore, Virginia, 1965-1968;pastor, Tazewell Baptist and Bundy's Chapel Baptist churches, Tazewell, Virginia, 1968-1979;pastor, Mayo Baptist Church, 1979-1985;pastor, Roberts Chapel Baptist Church, Pendleton, North Carolina, since 1985. Moderator East River Baptist Association, Dublin, Virginia, 1976-1977. Member joint advising committee Highlands Baptist Association, 1973-1979.

Member boards and committees Virginia Bapt.Gen. Association, Richmond, 1978-1981. Chairman continuing theological education committee Henry County Baptist Association, Martinsville, Virginia, 1983-1984.


  • Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1951.


Chaplain, 1st lieutenant Tazewell Rescue Squad, 1976-1977. President Tazewell County Association for Retarded Citizens, 1974-1976. Chairman Tazewell County Development Corporation, 1972-1973.

Fellow West Chowan Baptist Association (board dris. 1987-1990, president 1988-1990, chairman continuing theological education committee since 1990), Ruritan (president Severn/Pendleton chapter 1989-1990), Rotary (president Tazewell club 1989-1990, Past President award 1979).


Married Edith Turner, September 22, 1950. 1 child, Stephen Wayne.

John Pedigo Patterson

Erma Hope (Bennett) Patterson

Edith Turner

Stephen Wayne Patterson