Patrick G. Click Sr., 75, Florissant, Mo.
Passed away at 7:40pm Sunday, October 18, at home surrounded by his family and friends. Beloved husband to Lora Belle Click for 50 years; dear father to Mary Click, St. Peters, Mo and Patrick G. Click Jr. and wife Angela, Ramsey, Il; dear grandfather of Tristan, Madison, Taylen, Alaina, Patrick lll, and Annabelle; preceded in death by his parents and two brothers; dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin, and friend to many.
Patrick was a veteran of the U.S. Navy for over 10 years. While serving in the navy on the USS Cony, his ship was one of the ships credited with the intercept and surfacing of Russian Submarine B-59 headed to Cuba with a nuclear warhead in late October 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis and Blockade. His service on another U.S. Navy Destroyer led him to service during the Vietnam war.
In 1975 He founded along with his wife, Click Heating & Cooling in Florissant, Mo. He was an active member of the Florissant Rotary club for over 40 years, a Paul Harris Fellow, an active member of many community organizations in the Florissant area, Chamber of Commerce member and was the 2014 Greater North County Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the year. Patrick was a former member of the Halls Ferry Christian Church and a current member of the Harvester Christian Church.
Patrick was an avid golfer and a former member of the Vandalia Illinois Country Club and enjoyed playing in the Tuesday night golf league and with the “Wobblies” when possible, and enjoyed the many friendships while golfing.
Visitation 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, October 21 at Hutchens Mortuary, 675 Graham Rd. Florissant, Mo, and Funeral Service 10 a. m. Thursday at Halls Ferry Christian Church, 12100 Old Halls Ferry Rd. Florissant, Mo. Interment with honors at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetary. Memorials to St. Louis Christian College, 1360 Grandview Dr. Florissant Missouri 63033.