Kareem was born on July 9, 1979 to Oscar M. Patterson and Ceola Seymour-Paterson, his parents proceeded him in death also his brother Rondell J. Seymour-Patterson and sister Elizabeth Patterson.
Kareem was educated in the Philadelphia School System until his relocation to Florida in 1992. Kareem attended Glenridge Middle school. He graduated in 1997 from Winter Park High School. He also attended Valencia Community College where he graduated with an Associate degree.
Kareem began working for Disney World in 2002 and he continued on his path of Education as well as working at the ABC studios in New York. He graduated with the honors from the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee with his electrical certifications across the boards in 2006.
Kareem became part of the Walt Disney “IMAGINEERS” team in 2010. He received in 2013 the Prestigious Walt Disney Legacy Award. Kareem was employed at Disney World in Orlando Florida for the last 15 years. Kareem had at outstanding working relationship with his colleagues and host of great friends.
Kareem and his daughter (Kyla Ceola Fletcher-Patterson) had a loving relationship. Kyla C. Fletcher-Patterson was born June 6, 2003. Kareem was a wonderful, kind and awesome father and care-giver. Kyla was the breath beneath his wings.
Kareem became the direct role model of his brother’s children by giving them an example to follow. He taught them strength and moral integrity, not to be a follower but lead by example.
Kareem had a strong belief in God, he was a man of great faith and believed all things were possible with God.
Kareem accepted Christ as his personal savior at an early stage in his life.
Kareem’s hobbies were tinkering with multiple projects, such as home improvements, auto customizing, refurbishing of small engines, shopping on Ebay, buying and selling cars. His greatest passion was riding was riding on any type of size of motorcycle.
Kareem departed this life on November 27, 2017 to be with the Lord. He leaves to cherish his memory and beloved daughter, Kyla Ceola Fletcher-Patterson, his loving finance Andrea Forman and her daughter (Trinity Cipriani) and his God children Dontaye West Jr., Samantha Adams and Nia Aguste. Nephews Jaron Brewington, Jovo Rivera-Seymour, Niece Jenna Rivera Seymour, his sister Christina Patterson and a host of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends