Tracy Lee Patterson, of Murfreesboro, born in Madisonville, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019. He was a member of LifePoint Church in Smyrna, vice president of Equipment Finders Inc., coached many youths in the Smyrna area, and was a friend to everyone he encountered.

He was 53 years old.

Preceded in death by: his parents, Amos Eugene and Kazuko Semoto Patterson.

Survivors include: his wife, Elaine Patterson;

Sons and daughter-in-law, Tyler and Laken Yates, of Smyrna, and Jackson Lee Patterson, of Murfreesboro;

Grandson, Andrew Yates;

Brothers and sisters-in-law, Gene and Phyllis Patterson, of Knoxville, and Doug and Kristy Patterson, of Lenoir City;

Sisters and brothers-in-law, Dr. Patty and Eric Weaver, of Maryville, and Maggie and Cotton Hunt, of Lenoir City;

Several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Sarah Cannon Cancer Center and Alive Hospice.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home in Madisonville. The funeral will follow at 3 p.m., in Biereley-Hale Chapel.