Patrick James Dula, 47, of Hickory passed away Monday, July 19, 2020, at Trinity Ridge Healthcare in Hickory after a lifetime battle with Huntington’s Disease.  

Mr. Dula was born Jan. 18, 1973, in Wilkes County to Patty Walker Dula Roberts.

A private graveside service is scheduled at the Walker Family Cemetery in Boomer.

Patrick graduated from Wilkes Central High School and was employed with Alex Lee Corporation (MDI) in Hickory until his retirement through disability in 2012. He was a member of Sharon Walker Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

He is survived by one son, Christian Atkins of Moravian Falls; one brother, Cary Joe Roberts and wife, Heather, of Huntersville; his aunt, Alicia W. Buff and husband, Donald, of Newton; and an uncle, James H. Walker and wife, Pauline, of Charlotte.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sharon Walker Baptist Church, 8780 West N.C. 268, Boomer, N.C. 28606.  

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