Gary Padgett 70, of Haws Run Community, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 12, 2022. A Celebration of Life service will be held Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Pineland Presbyterian Church, 205 King Road, in Jacksonville. The family will receive friends preceding the service from 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm at the Church.
Gary was a servant to the Lord and cherished his relationship with him immeasurably. He retired from over 35 years of long and short haul trucking as well as owner and operator of his own rig. Gary spent his retired years dedicated to his wife Debbie of 30 years. He had a passion for gardening and loved tilling the land with his tractor. Gary treasured time spent with family, friends, and good food.
Survivors include his devoted wife Debbie, Sons Christopher and Dean of the home. Son Mike Padgett and family. Daughter Gina Shepard and family, Stepsons Brad Grady and family, and Michael Paul Grady. Mother Marie Padgett, sister Myra Phillips and Jimmy. Special uncle and best friend Eddie Earl Hollis and wife Linda. Six remarkable grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements by Jones Funeral Home of Jacksonville.