Stephen O. Padgett

Stephen O. Padgett, age 66, of Washington, passed away December 27, 2016 at 7:42 pm in Washington.



He was a 1968 graduate of Washington Catholic High School. He was a member and past board member of the VFW men’s auxiliary. He had worked for Hinkle’s Cycle Center and retired from Hoefling Lawn and Cycle sales. He loved fishing, motorcycles and 4-wheelers, and was an avid Notre Dame and Atlanta Braves fan.

He is survived by his wife Debra K. (Shake) Padgett whom he married on November 23, 1968; one son, Stephen D. (Mary Ann) Padgett of Washington; one daughter, Sebrena Blevins of Washington; brother, “Butch” James E. Padgett, Jr. of Washington; sisters, Carol L. (Richard) Suhre of Washington, Jo Ann Sanders of Colorado; eight grandchildren, Stevie Joyce, Drew Williams, Brody Padgett, Brylee Padgett, Zachery Padgett, Braxton Blevins, Tanner Blevins and Tyriq Glenn; three great greatgrandchildren, Kieran Cox, Kiaya Padgett and Zoe Joyce.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Sharon Sturgeon.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM on Saturday at Ed Lee Mortuary with Yvonne Evans officiating. Burial will follow at St John Cemetery in Washington. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 PM Friday at Ed Lee Mortuary.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or Heart to Heart Hospice, 2532 Waterbridge Way, Evansville, IN 47710
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