Patrick, Mark S.
Mark S. Patrick, 64, of Christiansburg, VA, went to meet his Heavenly Father on Friday, October 1, 2021 at NRVMC. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Evelyn Patrick; and his 2 four-legged best friends, Bud & Lucky.
Mark is survived by the love of his life for 36 years, Teresa H. Patrick; daughter, Ashley Patrick and fiancé, Aaron Johnston; son, Stephen Patrick and girlfriend, Lindsey Graybill, all of Christiansburg; and his fur baby, Bingo. Also surviving are siblings, loving sister Connie P. Simmons of Christiansburg, dear brother Donald Patrick, Jr. (Brenda) of Mechanicsville, VA; nephew and niece, Josh Patrick (Ashley) of Mosley, VA, Erin Stacy (Luke) of Ashland, VA; 3 great-nieces and 3 great-nephews; special father and mother-in-law Raymond and Joyce Harris of Christiansburg; brother-in-law, Randy Harris (Roberta) who was like a brother; step-nephew, Toby Early of Salem, VA; and step-grandmother, Joyce Light of Christiansburg, VA.
He was a 1975 graduate of Christiansburg High School and a longtime employee of Radford Arsenal/BAE. Mark was a longtime member of Open Door Baptist Church. He loved the Lord and loved telling others about how the Lord had blessed him and his family. He loved the week of Vacation Bible School so he could help participate in the penny parade. Mark really enjoyed having family time with his wife and kids. He was a very loving and attentive husband, and was a very active and very giving dad in the lives of his children. He was a hard worker and always willing to help others no matter what their need. Mark enjoyed going to the races with his special friends, Steve Akers and Tommy Harris, but his most favorite was the Father’s Day Weekend Race in Bristol VA, that he and his son attended together. Mark was a big football and race fan. He loved watching the Virginia Tech Hokies, Washington Redskins, and Pittsburg Steelers on game day. Mark was loved by all who knew him, and will be deeply missed by his family.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, from 5-7 p.m. at Open Door Baptist Church. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at 2 p.m. at the Church, with Pastor Michael Johnston officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.