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10/11/2017 2:53:00 PM
Alfred Lee Pattarozzi
May 23, 1936 - October 8, 2017

Alfred Lee Pattarozzi, 81, of Lake City passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017. He was born May 23, 1936, to Fred and Henrietta Marie Castelli. Al loved western and Civil War reenactments. He enjoyed photography and dressing up as Rocco D. Clown. Al had a rare blood type and donated over 20 gallons of blood to the Sarasota Blood Bank. He was a member of the Toastmaster’s Club and the Optimist Club in Sarasota, Florida. Al worked as a Wal-Mart greeter and was well known as “Big Al The Hat Man.” He was very involved in the Say No To Drugs movement.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son, John Michael Pattarozzi.

Survivors include his daughter, Georgia, and son-in-law, Mario Delarosa of Sarasota, Florida; step-daughter, Mindy Hoffman of Sarasota; grandchildren, Brandi and Eric Rutledge; and great-grandchildren, Diamond Rose-Marie Holt and Mackenzie Lynn Holt.

The family will receive friends for a memorial service at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at the Cowboy Church in Paragould with Bro. Rickey officiating.

For any questions, contact Georgia Delarosa through Facebook messenger. Visit to send online condolences.

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