February 23, 1973 ~ May 17, 2020

Born in: Barberton, OH
Resided in: Akron, OH

Patricia (Patti) A. Himelrigh passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 17, 2020. Patti was born on February 23, 1973 to Anna and Raymond Himelrigh. Patti was raised on farms in southern Summit County and enjoyed working the farm with her father until his untimely passing in 1992.

When the family farm was sold Patti moved to South Carolina, joining the Myrtle Beach Police Department. She also earned a degree at Coastal Carolina.

She followed her partner and best friend to his family home in Charleston, WV where she worked with the Governors Office and State Parole Board before returning to Summit County to study law at The University of Akron.

Patti became a licensed attorney in 2006 and worked at the Summit County Court of Common Pleas General Division since 2007. She was recently appointed as a Magistrate.

Patti lived a full life with unforgettable experiences and odd stories that she enjoyed sharing with her family, friends, co-workers and colleagues.

Patti was preceded in death by her father Raymond C. Himelrigh She is survived by her mother Anna Himelrigh (Jerry Kraker), sisters Lori Rogers (Everett), Melissa Himelrigh and their children and many friends.

Due to COVID-19 there will be a private service. In lieu of flowers Patti requests donations be made to the Haven of Rest Ministries, Akron, Ohio

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  1. Patty touched a lot of hearts during her service as a Police Officer for the City of Myrtle Beach Police Department. Rest In Peace. Your work is done.

    • Melinda
      Patti had many fun stories she shared with family and friends here in Ohio about her times working are MBPD. She was proud to be part of the team there.

  2. I was so sorry to hear of Patti’s passing. It was an honor working along side of you at MBPD. Rest in peace 322.

  3. Beloved Shield-Maiden …rest easy and leave your cares to this world. It was an honor to know you in this life. It will be twice the honor to know you in the after life.
    Love is everlasting.

  4. It was a pleasure to have worked with you at the Myrtle Beach Police Department. You were so sweet and courageous. RIP

  5. I am so sad to read of Patti’s passing. Although many years have passed and our lives have gone through many changes, I always hoped we’d chance to meet again and catch up. RIP sweet lady. My sincere condolences to her family and friends. Jan Wagner Antal

    • Janet
      I am sure in the after life you will have a chance to meet and catch up on all your life experiences with Patti. Thank you for your message.

  6. Oh Ann, I am so sorry to hear this – I know how much you loved your girls, and my heart is breaking for you!! Praying for peace and strength for you all during this difficult time.

    • Laura
      Thank you so much for your message and I am sure that Patti is now finally at peace.

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