Andrew Edward Patterson, 62, of Alexandria, VA, passed away on June 21, 2022.\nAndrew was born in Washington, DC to Edward and Wilhelmina Patterson on June 18, 1960. He went to high school at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, VA and graduated in 1979. He worked as an auto body mechanic. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, being on the water and attending Washington Nationals baseball games and NASCAR races. He also loved Maryland blue crabs in the summer and hosted an annual crab feast for many years.\nAndrew is survived by his mother Wilhelmina Patterson of Alexandria, VA, sister Tracy Patterson (Joseph Klatt) of Alexandria, VA, his children Benjamin Patterson (Erika) of Chesapeake Beach, MD, Kristen Patterson of Philadelphia, PA, Dale Patterson of Mullica Hill, NJ, and 2 granddaughters Rachel and Laura.\nA celebration of life happy hour will be held on Wednesday, July 20 from 3pm-7pm at Southside, 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314. Free parking behind the restaurant in the garage.