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Jack E. Padgett, 77

-OCT. 5, 2012

October 15, 2012

Jack Edward Padgett, 77, formerly of Clear Spring, Md., died peacefully at his home, Oct. 5, 2012. 

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Kretzer Padgett. Mr. Padgett is also survived by his sister, Rheunette Odom; brother, Kenneth Padgett; and many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Padgett was a member of St. Paul’s Reform Church, Clear Spring. He was a veteran of the Marine Corps active service and the Maryland National Guard. “Once a Marine, always a Marine.” He served in Vietnam for two tours, and during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was a member of the Marine Corps League in Clear Spring, where he held various positions. He was a lifetime member of Joseph C. Herbert Post 222 American Legion, where he held many leadership positions including chaplain of Post Commander, 2008 to 2010. A true patriot, he will be missed by all who knew him.

A memorial service and celebration of his life was held at Slater United Methodist Church on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. The family gathered at the home of Kenneth Padgett, 361 White Horse Road Ext., Travelers Rest, SC 29690.

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