At the Wiarton Hospital in Wiarton with his wife by his side Thursday morning March 2, 2006. Captain Doug Patterson of R.R.#1, Wiarton formerly of Windsor in his 68th year. Beloved husband of the former Betty O'Neil. Loving Dad of Patti Menard of Windsor, Laura Hache and her husband Ron of Fergus and Bob O'Neil of Cambridge. Dear father-in-law of Sherri Patterson of Windsor. Dear brother of Allan Patterson and his wife Marlene of Windsor. Lovingly remembered by his seven grandchildren; George, John, Megan, Samantha, Krystine, Jacob and Justin and one great-grandson; Laine. Predeceased by his son Peter. Doug was a retired Fire Captain with the Windsor Fire Department, long time into ownership and restoration of antique autos and as of later years co-owner of Lavender Forest Gardens, Wiarton. Doug was better know as the Engineer of the railroad around the Pond of the Gardens. Friends may call at the DOWNS AND SON FUNERAL HOME Hepworth Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral Service will be conducted from Zion Amabel United Chuch, Sauble Beach Monday morning at 11:00 am with Rev. Chuck Beaton officiating. Spring interment Zion Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Wiarton Hospital would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence for the family are welcome at www.downsandsonfuneralhome.com A tree will be planted in the Memorial Forest of the Grey Sauble Conservation Foundation in memory of Doug by the DOWNS AND SON FUNERAL HOME.