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Robert Padgett

October 16, 1928 — May 5, 2022

Franklin

Robert Earl “Bob” Padgett, age 93 of Franklin, TN passed away May 5, 2022. He was born on October 16, 1928 in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late William E. and Lillian Biggers Padgett. He married the love of his life, Doris Vananda and celebrated 64 years of marriage prior to her passing. Bob worked in sales and management at Knoxville Concrete Pipe Co. for more than thirty years. His motto in sales was “people do business with people they like” and he was liked by everyone he met. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He was an avid outdoorsman that enjoyed boating and fishing. He shared his secrets of catching catfish with many others. He retired in 1978 and spent the next forty years with Doris at their house on Norris Lake and their home in Sarasota, FL. A faithful Christian, he and Doris were members of several Baptist churches throughout the years. In addition to his parents Bob was preceded in death by his brother, William E. “Bill” Padgett. He is survived by his son, John (Pam) Padgett; daughter, Penny (Thomas G. Jr.) Wilson; grandchildren, Trey (Megan) Wilson, John Wilson, Will Padgett and Kelsey Padgett (Ben) Freeman; great-grandchildren, Jack & Ford Wilson and Eleanor & Cecilia Freeman. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials may be made to The DennisonForum.org or Tuckaleechee United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund 7322 Old Tuckaleechee Road Townsend, TN 37882. A Celebration of Life will be conducted 1:00 PM Thursday June 9, 2022 at Brentwood United Methodist Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Townsend, TN at the Tuckaleechee United Methodist Church Cemetery on Friday June 10, 2022 at 2:00 PM. WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 615 794-2289 williamsonmemorial.com

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Brentwood United Methodist Church

309 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027

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Thursday, June 9, 2022

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Brentwood United Methodist Church

309 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027

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Interment

Friday, June 10, 2022

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Tuckaleechee United Methodist Church Cemetery (Townsend)

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