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John A Padgett

April 28, 1933 ~ May 30, 2020 (age 87)

Obituary

Dillman-Scott Funeral Home

 

John A. Padgett, 87, of Paoli, Indiana passed away Saturday May 30, 2020 at His residence in Paoli. He was born in Paoli, Indiana on April 28, 1933 to John and Pearl McBride Padgett. John married his first wife Jean Hooten and she preceded him in death on
February 28, 1971 and later married Janet Hendrix Weikert on January 1, 1975 and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, first spouse, Jean; son Scott; daughter Pamela Weikert; brother Richard “Dick” Padgett and sister Helen Atkinson.

John was A US Army Veteran.

He was a member of American Legion, Warren Brock Post# 69 in Orleans, Indiana and a member of the Paoli Moose Lodge.

John was owner and operator of Padgett’s Service Center and Padgett’s Wrecker Service. He served as a member of the Paoli Town Council for 8 years and a Republican party Precinct Committeeman for many years,  former Operations Foreman for INDOT (Paoli subdistrict). John also owned a bus and drove for Paoli Community Schools.

 

Survivors include:

Spouse:

            Janet Padgett                                                                      Paoli, Indiana

Son:

            Randy (Lori) Weikert                                                                         Paoli, Indiana

 

Daughters:

            Shawn Chastain                                                                                  Paoli, Indiana

            Shannon Drake                                                                                   Paoli, Indiana

 

Grandchildren:

            Ryan Padgett, Gabrial Drake, Joshua Drake, Brady Chastain, Chris Weikert, Shannon Jan Chastain, Stephanie Drake, Jonathan Padgett, and Logan Weikert.

 

Great-Grandchildren:

            Jericho Drake, Ayden and Asa Drake, Sawyer Hoffman, and Deacon Padgett.

 

Visitation for the public will be Wednesday June 3, 2020 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home located at 226 W Campbell St, Paoli IN 47454. Private funeral services will Thursday June 4, 2020 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Paoli Community Cemetery.

Pastor Steve Stroud will officiate.

Online Condolences may be made at www.DillmanScottFuneralHome.com

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 3, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

Private Service

Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

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Dillman-Scott Funeral Home John A. Padgett, 87, of Paoli, Indiana passed away Saturday May 30, 2020 at His residence in Paoli. He was born in Paoli, Indiana on April 28, 1933 to John and Pearl McBride Padgett. John married his first wife Jean Hooten and she preceded him in death on February 28, 1971 and later married Janet Hendrix Weikert on January 1, 1975 and she survives. He was preceded in death by his parents, first spouse, Jean; son Scott; daughter Pamela Weikert; brother Richard “Dick” Padgett and sister Helen Atkinson. John was A US Army Veteran. He was a member of American Legion, Warren Brock Post# 69 in Orleans, Indiana and a member of the Paoli Moose Lodge. John was owner and operator of Padgett’s Service Center and Padgett’s Wrecker Service. He served as a member of the Paoli Town Council for 8 years and a Republican party Precinct Committeeman for many years. John also owned a bus and drove for Paoli Community Schools. Survivors include: Spouse: Janet Hendrix Weikert Paoli, Indiana Son: Randy (Lori) Weikert Paoli, Indiana Daughters: Shawn Chastain Paoli, Indiana Shannon Drake Paoli, Indiana Grandchildren: Ryan Padgett, Gabrial Drake, Joshua Drake, Brady Chastain, Chris Weikert, Shannon Jan Chastain, Stephanie Drake, Jonathan Padgett, and Logan Weikert. Great-Grandchildren: Jericho Drake, Ayden and Asa Drake, Sawyer Hoffman, and Deacon Padgett. Visitation for the public will be Wednesday June 3, 2020 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home located at 226 W Campbell St, Paoli IN 47454. Private funeral services will Thursday June 4, 2020 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Paoli Community Cemetery. Pastor Steve Stroud will officiate. Online Condolences may be made at www.DillmanScottFuneralHome.com
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