Candice Jean Rowena Patrick

Candice Jean Rowena Patrick, affectionately known as Candy, was born on December 27, 1955 in Columbus, OH to the late Nimrod and Christine Reese.  She graduated from South High School in 1973. She also attended Ohio University in Athens, OH before enlisting in the United States Army where she served as a Military Police Officer.

Candy was a homemaker most of her life, but she also worked for Columbus City Schools for a number of years. She was a member of the Faith Clinic Community Church.

Candy was preceded in death by her parents Nimrod and Christine Reese, brothers Christopher J. Reese and Edward Reese.

Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 30 years James Walter “Bud” Patrick; brothers, Nimrod Reese Jr. of Los Angeles, CA, Douglas Reese of Atlanta, GA, and Ricky (Remy) Reese of Columbus, OH; sisters, Charlene Chambers and Ellen Chambers both of Los Angeles, CA, Elizabeth “Libby” Reese and Jane Reese both of Columbus, OH; sons, Mark (Annie Morris) Patrick and Alexander Patrick; daughters, Debbie Rivera Patrick, Olivia (Raymond Hatcher) Patrick, and Candice (Christopher) Patrick Williams all of Columbus, OH;. Uncles, Gene (Lavon) Reese and David (Doris) Lucas both of Columbus, OH; thirteen grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Candy was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She loved to travel, read Danielle Steel novels, make donations to the Kidney Foundation, and spend time with her grandchildren. She will forever be remembered for her kind spirit, giving heart, and dedication to her family.

Visitation 11:00am and Home Going Service 12:00 noon Thursday January 15, 2015 at Grace New Covenant Apostolic Church 1643 Aberdeen Ave.  Interment at Glen Rest Memorial Estates.

Condolence Messages

  1. Deacons Fred and Carlita Johnson :

    Sister Liz, Sister Jane and Brother Josh…Our condolences are with you and your family. May Our God of mercy give you peace in you heart.

  2. Deacons Fred and Carlita Johnson :

    Sister Liz, Sister Jane and Brother Josh…Our condolences are with you and your family. May Our God of mercy give you peace in your heart.

  3. Valerie (Butcher) Jones :

    To Jay Walt & Family: My sister Gracie (Jahue’s wife) got word to me that you had loss your dear wife. I just want to offer you and your entire family my heartfelt sympathy and prayers during this very difficult time. Lean on Jesus for comfort & strength and rest assured knowing Candice is now an angel in Heaven with our Lord.

  4. Dear James and Family,

    God love each one of you, Candy’s love and joy shown so greatly in her winning ways and smiles. Love you all, Cousin Madelaine

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