Robert M. "Bob" PADGETT


PADGETT, Robert M. "Bob" 88, a lifelong resident of Tampa, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Aug. 25, 2013. Robert was a proud WWII Marine Corp Veteran who served in Iwo Jima. Robert was a communications supervisor wi-th TECO, and retired after 37 years. He was a member for 59 years, and served as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher at Lake Carroll Baptist Church. He was also an avid golfer. Robert was a kind and generous family man who loved the Lord and his family. He is preceded in death by his parents, Rodney and Anna Lee Padgett. He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Ruth Padgett; three children, Deborah Webb (William "Jocko"), Stephen Padgett, and Mark Padgett (Brenda); his two grandchildren, Nicole Farmer (Ellery) & Danielle Ball (Deric); his two great-grandchildren, Harlee Farmer and Daxton Ball; two sisters, Betty Tucker and Gloria Barnes (Bill); many nieces and nephews; extended family and many friends. Visitation will be held 10-11 am, Friday, Aug. 30th, at Lake Carroll Baptist Church, 12012 North Rome Ave., Tampa, FL 33612. Services will follow at 11 am. Internment will be at 2:30 pm, Friday, Aug. 30th, at the Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513. Words of comfort may be expressed at Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services 813-237-2900

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Aug. 28, 2013
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