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Hi I'm Ed Patterson

I'm a Mormon. I have been a member all of my life. I served a full time mission to the East Central States. I am native to Arizona

About Me

I am retired. My wife and I were married in the Mesa temple and have nine children. They are split, three boys and six girls. We have 22 grand children. I retired from law enforcement after 32 years of service in 2001. I was a detective for a lot of years. I have many interests including coin collecting, fishing and church service. Family is the most favorite activity. I am out of law enforcement for over twelve years and do not miss it.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised by a very faithful mother. She had a very strong testimony. My testimony of the word of wisdom, Book of Mormon, Jesus Christ and a living prophet sustain me.

How I live my faith

The gospel is a way of life and easy to live because it is daily activities that keep me going. We have morning scripture study, morning family prayer and then we discuss our days appointments before breakfast. The day then is smooth sailing until evening prayer. We look forward to visiting the grand kids.