Mike Patterson was born September 24, 1960 in Brownsville, Texas to Boyd and Pat Patterson. He is the oldest of six children. Mike’s dad was a driver for Trailways Bus Lines so, they moved several times while he was growing up. He graduated from Judson High School in Converse, Texas. Mike moved to Fort Worth, TX from Del Rio, TX in May 1983 after meeting his wife Diana on a blind date in February 1983. Mike married his wife Diana Patterson on July 29, 1983. Mike and Diana have three children. Their oldest is their son Robert Flanigan who is married to Josey and they have three daughters Jasette Elise, Olivia Rose and Adalynn Grace. Their second child is their daughter Ashley (Flanigan) Aaron who is married to Ben Aaron and they have four children, daughter Emma Leann, daughter Audrey Rose, son Roland Cooper and son Eli Benjamin. Their youngest is their son Kyle Patterson who is married to Tasha (Elliott) Patterson and they have three children, daughter Kenzie Allen, daughter Alexis (Lexi) Brook and son Keagan Boyd.
Mike was saved and baptized in Universal City, TX, July 1981. He was very involved in the bus ministry at his church.
Mike worked for Diana’s family in their construction business and then his own business doing residential remodeling until he came on staff at Willow Park Baptist Church, August 2010 in Facility Maintenance. WPBC gained the experience of Mike’s carpentry skills.
Mike and Diana have been members of Willow Park Baptist Church since 1996. Mike is involved in the Men’s Ministry; he also helps out in the Usher Ministry. Mike was a member of the Finance Committee three separate terms but resigned his third term when he came on staff at WPBC.