He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Harold married Jessie Marie Channell, who preceded him in death. He was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
Survivors include one son, Brian Scott Patterson, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; two daughters, Joanna Bishop, of Kennett, and Sheila Cochran of Poplar Bluff; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ora Duncan, of Columbus, Miss., Ruth George, of Kennett, and Javonna Lupardis, of Houston, Texas; a close nephew, Billy Patterson, of Kennett, and other relatives and many friends.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, July 1, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett.