Patches Pals around the Northwest today are remembering J.P. Patches, aka Chris Wedes of Edmonds, who died Sunday at age 84. Wedes entertained generations of children on TV and continued clowning until last year.
• Click here for a gallery of historic and recent photos of J.P. Patches.
• Click here for the story by The Herald’s Amy Daybert about the passing of Wedes.
• And click here for our entertaining 2008 feature on Wedes as he celebrated J.P. Patches’ 50th anniversary.
The 2008 feature included this nice audio slideshow: