William “Bill” M. Paterson, age 51 of Plymouth, IN passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 in his sister’s home.

Bill was born on February 2, 1971 to Thomas and Lillian (Miller) Paterson in Plymouth, IN. He has been a lifelong resident of the area and graduated from Oregon Davis High School in 1991. He served in the United States Air Force from 1991 -1997. He worked for USF Holland Trucking as a dock worker and later worked at Meijer Department Store in South Bend, IN. He enjoyed car racing, particularly sprint cars, action movies, cartoons like “Tailspin”, anything mechanical, airplanes, and his St. Bernard, Clyde who passed away.

Bill is survived by his sister, Terri (Stephen Rey) Brandt of Plymouth, IN; his brothers: Tom Paterson of Argos, IN; Rob Paterson of South Bend, IN; Tim (Shalon) Paterson of Plymouth, IN; his mother, Lillian Stone of LaPorte, IN; and his father, Thomas Paterson of Argos, IN.

Bill is preceded in death by his brother, Jim Paterson.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. in Plymouth Baptist Church (11345 9A Rd., Plymouth, IN 46563).

Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home wishes to thank William Paterson for his dedicated service in the United States Air Force.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Hospice and/or David’s Courage (10924 Lincoln Hwy, Plymouth, IN 46563).

Thank you to all our friends and community for your support during this difficult time.

Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home is privileged to be entrusted in assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences or memories may be left at: www.deatonclemensvangilderfuneralhome.com