John Patrick “Pat” Flowers passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the age of 60.
He was preceded in death by his father, “Jack” Flowers and mother, Edna Flowers. He is survived by his wife, Laura Flowers; children, Joshua Flowersand Amy Flowers; sister, Cathy Sheets, and brothers Mike Flowers and Kevin Flowers.
Visitation at Rogers Funeral Home will take place from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 17th, and at 5:00 family, friends and colleagues will gather to celebrate Pat’s life - stories are encouraged. On Monday, March 18th, all are welcome to join the procession from Rogers to the Frankfort Cemetery, where Father Charles Howell will preside over the burial service at 1:00.
Pat worked for over 30 years with the Kentucky Community Action Agency energy assistance/weatherization program. During this time, he was instrumental in the transformation of the Versailles Margaret Hall School for Girls into the current home for elderly citizens as well as the homes of many of Kentucky’s residents. Pat was also known as a skilled musician, poet and songwriter. Familiar songs include Lorton Virginia, Soul Fatigue, Nuclear Red, Say Goodbye Forever and Golden Leaf. In Frankfort, he organized and performed in two “Strings Attached” ensemble performances and also participated in the Berry Hill Music Room Series. Other performance venues included benefits for Frankfort’s annual Expo and the First Responders Fund. In New York City, he performed at the Creative Arts Rehabilitation Center benefit alongside Richie Havens, Odetta and Tom Paxton.
Flowers are welcome, while Pat’s family suggests any donations in his name be made to charities such as the Frankfort Access Soup Kitchen and Men’s Shelter or to any charities that support the blind, children, or elderly.