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Official Obituary of

Robert Corbet Patterson

October 1, 1973 ~ March 22, 2024 (age 50) 50 Years Old

Robert Patterson Obituary

Robert “Cory” Corbet Patterson, 50, passed away in the early morning of March 22, 2024. He was born in Wilmington, DE in 1973 to Robert and Barbara Patterson. 

Cory graduated from Alamance Christian School, Class of ‘91. He studied Korean at Defense Language Institute and served as Military Intelligence for the United States Army. He was honorably discharged in 1996 with the rank of Specialist. He met the love of his life, Rebecca, at the Defense Language Institute, and were married for nearly 31 years. 

Among his many degrees were his Master’s degrees in Family Ministry and Family Sciences/Psychology from Hardin-Simmons University, and his Doctorate of Ministry in Biblical Counseling from Provident University.  Cory faithfully served as the Family Pastor to various churches around the country. In 2023 he celebrated 23 years of sobriety. 

Cory was a loving son, brother, husband, father, and friend. He was a caring and insightful counselor and mentor to the congregations he served, as well as a dedicated, devoted preacher of scripture and salvation.

He is survived by his loving wife Rebecca and daughter Aslyn in Spring Hill, FL, his parents Robert and Barbara, and his siblings Cammie Sheldon and Curtis Patterson. 

A small private memorial service will be held in Michigan among loved ones.







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