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Daughter needs help burying WW II veteran dad

| Wendy Victora Rudman

Until a few days before he died, Ruben Patterson was living with his daughter in her Holley By The Sea home.

The veteran of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam war was not Shannon Henson’s biological father. But he was the only dad she’d ever known, having taken her in relatively late in his life. She was his late wife’s granddaughter, though they both adopted her as a child.

Ruben Patterson, who served in the military for more than 25 years, died June 11. His daughter, Shannon Henson, left, needs help burying him. Submitted photo

 

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