Joseph Frank Patrickus, Jr., 71, passed away in his home April 17, 2018. He was born March 10, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Joseph Patrickus, Sr and Mattie Mae Woodruff Patrickus.

Joseph Frank Patrickus, Jr., 71, passed away in his home April 17, 2018. He was born March 10, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Joseph Patrickus, Sr and Mattie Mae Woodruff Patrickus.

Joe was a world renowned bootmaker, designated as a Master Bootmaker by the Missouri Folk Arts Council and recognized as such by the State of Missouri Traditional Arts Program. He was featured in many publications and had his work featured in the George Bush Presidential Library exhibit on the Legends of the West Exhibition. In 2003, he was named Businessman of the Year by National Congressional Committee's Business Advisory Council. Joe is survived by his wife of 50-plus years, Marcella Riedl Patrickus, his sister, Rose Brock, his children, Joseph Frank III and wife Marsha, Elizabeth Scarey and husband Ben, Jennifer Doerr and husband Brian, Kathleen Flanders and husband TJ, Carolyn Austin and husband Leon, Rebecca Latham and husband Bobby, William Patrickus and Matthew and wife Amanda, as well as 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

Visitation will be at Allee Holman-Howe Funeral Home in Camdenton Thursday, April 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Camdenton Friday, April 20, at 11 a.m. with a visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Private burial will take place at the family cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Missouri Folk Arts Program, 115 Business Loop 70W, Room 2022, Columbia, MO 65211-8310.

Online condolences may be made at www.alleeholmanhowe.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home, Camdenton, Missouri.