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Robert Lee Van Patten
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  • Hibben United Methodist Church
    690 Coleman Boulevard
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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“Please allow me to share my thoughts on Robbie from Nucor Steel's perspective. Robbie epitomized what Santee Cooper and Nucor desire of a member of...Read More »
1 of 31 | Posted by: Dennis Boyd - CHARLESTON, SC

“Words can't express how shocked we are to hear of Robbies passing! What memories we have from Robbie as a toddler to working for Bruce thru his...Read More »
2 of 31 | Posted by: Bruce & Jeanie Eisenhut - FL

“Kim,I am so sorry to hear of your loss, I pray for Peace and Comfort from God at this time for you and your family. ”
3 of 31 | Posted by: Michelle McNabb - Spartanburg, SC

“Kimberly, I am so sorry to hear about this. I just wanted you to know I was thinking about you and praying for you. ”
4 of 31 | Posted by: Dana Strong - Bonneau, SC

“I will always remember Robbie as a great friend and co-worker during my years at Santee Cooper. I pray your memories will carry you through this...Read More »
5 of 31 | Posted by: Steven Hucks - Conway, SC

“Dear Gray, This is GiGi. I am so sorry to hear the sad news about your daddy. Your daddy was a special man!! Always remember the things he taught you...Read More »
6 of 31 | Posted by: Terry (GiGi) Langston - SC

“Kim, we are so shocked and heartbroken! We are thinking if you and Gray every second. ”
7 of 31 | Posted by: Brickey Johnston - Irmo, SC

“Kim, Gray, and family,We are so sorry for your loss. Many fond memories of Robert cheering Gray on at baseball. Praying for strength and comfort in...Read More »
8 of 31 | Posted by: Amanda Virostek - Charleston, SC

“Kim,I'm so sorry to hear the news. I know this will be a difficult journey but I pray God will give you the strength you need.Here if you need...Read More »
9 of 31 | Posted by: Faith Williams - Bonneau, SC

“Kimberly, Madison and Gray, Our deepest sympathy to you all. We hope your love , faith and memories will help you in the days ahead. Our thoughts and...Read More »
10 of 31 | Posted by: Lizanne and Johnny Hanckel - SC

“Many prayers for God's comfort to you all! ”
11 of 31 | Posted by: Brenda Paul - Moncks Corner, SC

“Robbie and I grew up together in Briarwood. Both having last names with V we also had home room all through school. I'm so thankful we got to spend...Read More »
12 of 31 | Posted by: Charles VanDeren - Grapevine, TX

“My deepest sympathies at this tragic loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
13 of 31 | Posted by: Dennis Boyd - Charleston, SC

“Kim and family, I'm so sorry for the loss. Robbie was a great guy and coworker. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and family. ”
14 of 31 | Posted by: Lana Gaylene Allen - Coworker

“Michelle my heart is with you. I'm so very sorry for your loss. Praying God's peace will comfort you. ”
15 of 31 | Posted by: Natalie Petsch Gebhard - SC

“I'm so sorry, feel so sad. Robbie so kind, cool and courageous. He treated me like a friend and a brother. Robbie was a blessing to me. God Bless...Read More »
16 of 31 | Posted by: John Litzinger - Friend

“Kim and Family,I'm so terribly sorry to hear about Robbie. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers in the upcoming days. Candace ”
17 of 31 | Posted by: Candace Johnson - Charleston, SC

“Kimberly,My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God give you comfort and strength during this difficult time. ”
18 of 31 | Posted by: Dorinda Keen - Sneads Ferry, NC

“My prayers and condolences are with the family. ”
19 of 31 | Posted by: Gerald Stinson - Goose Creek, SC

“I didn't know Robbie but I know his mother and sister. A wonderful family and I'm very sad for their loss. My condolences and prayers of comfort...Read More »
20 of 31 | Posted by: Gigi Wasson - Johns Island, SC

“Kim and FamilySo sorry for your loss. Robbie was a great guy and a great co-worker. Robbie, Heyward, Kendall and many others were much help to me...Read More »

“So sorry Marilyn.. Prayers for your family ”
22 of 31 | Posted by: donna Greenley - Friend

“Kim and family,We are so saddened to hear this tragic news. May God give you peace and comfort today and in the days ahead that only He can provide!...Read More »
23 of 31 | Posted by: Randy Jackson - Moncks Corner, SC

“Kim and Family,My heart aches for you during this difficult time. Your sweet family is so precious to me. May God be with you today and the days to...Read More »
24 of 31 | Posted by: Ali Wilson - Charleston, SC

“My son, Curtis worked with Robbie at Santee Cooper. Robbie was a good mentor and friend to Curtis. Our condolences to all of his family. Carol Dodd ”
25 of 31 | Posted by: Carol Dodd - Hanahan, SC - Friend

“Kim and Family,I am so sorry for your loss. I am thankful for Robbie’s friendship over the years and have learned so much from him. He was a...Read More »
26 of 31 | Posted by: Justin Hofflinger - Moncks Corner, SC

“Kim and Family,So sorry to hear this terrible news. Robbie was such a great worker/person and will truly be missed. I have lots of good memories of...Read More »
27 of 31 | Posted by: Terry French - Moncks Corner, SC

“Kim & Family,Robbie was a great friend and Relay Technical Supervisor. I have many good memories with Robbie throughout the years and I am going to...Read More »
28 of 31 | Posted by: Jim Waddill - Goose Creek, SC

“Thinking of you all during this difficult time. ”
29 of 31 | Posted by: Kim Cote - Summerville, SC

“May God wrap his arms around you during this time. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. Rest In Peace ”
30 of 31 | Posted by: Renee White - Moncks Corner, SC

“I am so sorry for your loss. Still can't believe this. Robbie was a great person an will be missed but surely will be remembered at every turn with...Read More »
31 of 31 | Posted by: Hampton Graham - Columbia, SC

Robert Van Patten, 49, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Kimberly Van Patten entered into eternal rest Saturday, August 15, 2020. A private memorial service will be held at Hibben United Methodist Church, Mt. Pleasant, SC on Saturday, August 22, 2020. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mt. Pleasant Chapel.

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Robert was born November 2, 1970 in The Dalles, Oregon, son of the late Thomas Van Patten and Marilyn Anthony Van Patten. He was employed with Santee Cooper as a Technical Supervisor.

He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Van Patten, a daughter, Madison Leigh Van Patten; a son, Robert Gray Van Patten, his mother, Marilyn Anthony Van Patten (Justin), his brother Thomas Van Patten (Amy), his sister Michelle Van Patten Crowley (Ron), nieces and nephews Austin Crowley (Charlee); Chet Crowley; Caitlin Van Patten; Gunner Van Patten; Kailey Hayes; Taylor Campbell; great niece Elli Crowley

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Hibben United Methodist Church, 690 Coleman Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.