William Edward Patrick, 73, a native and resident of Citronelle, Alabama passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Bill honorably served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam Conflict. Bill retired as a chemical operator for several local chemical plants and worked at the Call News in Citronelle. He loved spending time with his family and will be dearly missed by those who knew him. Bill was preceded in death by his children, Christy, Pam and Matt. Those left to cherish his memory is wife of 53 years, Dawne Patrick; children, Shawn Patrick (Lynn), Adam Patrick (Beth), Corine Brooks (B.J. Wright) and Jaden Patrick; grandchildren, Amanda, Christina, Jessica, Alan, and Grayson; great grandchildren, Logan, Kimberley, Cassandra, Lily, Emma, Brayden, Serena and Kiki; siblings, Dot Martin and Chip Patrick; other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends from 10am until the 11am funeral service on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Freeman Funeral Home with Rev. Eddie Bates officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Crest Cemetery. Online condolences may be given at www.freemancitronelle.com. Freeman Funeral Home – Citronelle, Alabama.