We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Brooks Family Funeral Home
Patrick was born August 3, 1970 in Brooklyn, NY.,to Donna Fisher and John Sanders. He was educated in the Brooklyn and Jefferson County School Systems. As a result of spending summers visiting with his grandmother in Alabama, Patrick became bonded to his cousins and soon relocated to Birmingham where he grew up with his cousins in the O'Neal household as their "brother". He served in the U.S. Job Corps with a specialty in Cabinet-Making & Drafting. He completed a certificate in Drafting at Lawson State Community College. Patrick impacted everyone he knew with his charming smile and his caring disposition. he confessed Christ at an early age at Mt. Canaan Full Gospel Church, under the outreach ministry of Evangelist Angel Smith. He was baptized at the age of 19. He was also employed with the church ands later with New Unity Lawn Care Service. Patrick was preceded in death by his grandparents: Mr.& Mrs. Joseph and Rebecca Sanders and Mr. Eli Henderson; and a cousin/sister, Triola Ellis Crawford. He leaves to cherish his memories: Daughters, Jessica Abrams and Alissa Fisher; Grandchildren: Ar'Jon Guider, Cameo Potts, Jr., Faith Abrams and Lyric Phillips; A loving and devoted mother, Donna Fisher; A caring father, John Sanders; The supportive parents (uncle and aunt that helped his mother raise him), Pastors Willie B. & Patricia O'Neal; A birth sister, Shenetta Mack Head; Extended Siblings: Tracy (David) Lee, William (Bridgette) O'Neal, Franchesca (Courtney) Johnson, Dedrick (Kenya) O'Neal, and JaCarlos O'Neal; Special brother/best friend, Willie "Chop" Ellis; Grandmother, Mrs. Eddie Mae Henderson; Aunt, Roberta Sanders; Uncles: Paul (Paulette) Fisher and Nathaniel Sanders; A loving and caring fiancé', Alicia Gooden; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends who already miss his company.