Patrick Niles Norrell, 39, of East Ridge, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014. He was the Firefighter of the Year in East Ridge in 1993. Patrick was a talented mechanic and was interested in race cars, dirt bikes and radio controlled cars. He was a NASCAR fan and an Earnhart fan. Patrick never met a stranger. He was preceded in death by a brother, Keith Lebron Norrell. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Angela and Tony Casper; father and stepmother, Lebron and Kathy Norrell; sister, Amanda Coffman; grandfather, Thomas Adkins; several aunts, uncles and cousins; a niece, Samantha Coffman; his cat, Bully. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Lakewood Memory Gardens, South, with the Rev. Richard Jones officiating. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 S. Moore Road. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.