Roderick Javon Patterson, aka ManMan was born January 21, 1996 to Tamara Patterson and Roderick Nelson in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He attended Wayne High School. Shortly after he became a father to his only child Jamya Derrick of Fort Wayne, Indiana. As a child he played almost every sport you can think of; basketball, baseball, football, he also participated in the choir. He loved listening to music and sometimes making his own. He was very family orientated he loved to spend time with family. He was always goofing around with a smile on his face every time you saw him.
His memory will be cherished by his parents; Tamara Patterson of Fort Wayne, Indiana and Roderick (Nataya) Nelson of Toledo, Ohio. His daughter; Jamya Derrick. Sisters; Alexis Patterson-Nelson, Courvosiera Nelson, Nataysia Nikrodhanondha of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Natiah Nelson, Nevaeh Nelson, Netaya Nelson of Toledo, Ohio. Chelsea Neal of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Brother; Darius Walker Nashville, Tennessee. Grandparents; Debra Patterson of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Becky Patterson. Avon Broadnax, FL. Boris Mudd of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Special grandparent Vicky Brooks-Wilson of Geismar, LA. Uncles; Damien Patterson of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Devlon Patterson of Chicago, Illinois, Jevon Patterson of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Jermaine Nelson of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Marcus Mudd of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Landon Mudd of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Quinton Mudd, Keenan Mudd, and Kelton Anderson. Aunts; Simone Mudd, GA. Rokisha Broadnax, FL.
He was preceded in death by a Special aunt Alberteen Henderson, grandfather Dennis Patterson, Great grandmother Alberta Lyles, Brother Trell Fields. Special relatives Neicey Henderson, and Tometrick Brooks. Best friend Brenzel Bryant.
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