Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Seaside Baptist Church, Fourth and H streets in Bombay Beach, for Michael Warren Patterson, 30, of Bombay Beach, who died of aggressive non-Hodgkins lymphoma March 11 in El Cajon.
Pastor Tom Miller of Seaside Baptist Church will officiate.
Mr. Patterson was born in La Mirada. He attended Grace Smith Elementary School in Niland and graduated from Calipatria High School with honors in 1989, where he was a representative of Boys State his senior year.
He worked as a service technician for Sears in El Centro and El Cajon. He also taught Bible study at Seaside Baptist Church prior moving to El Cajon in 1999, where he met his fiancée, Faye Mikalson.
Mr. Patterson was a member of the San Diego County Sports Committee, District 38.
He enjoyed off-road racing and was an off-road endurance world-record champion, according to family. He also scored and officiated at "Thunder in the Valley" at the Imperial Valley Expo, according to family.