Charles R. Padgett, 85, of Conway, passed from this life on Monday, April 22, 2013.
Born in Waynesboro, Va., on Jan. 10, 1928, he was a son to the late Robert Edward and Annie Ray (Carroll) Padgett.
Mr. Padgett was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He retired after 24 years of service with the United States Air Force, where he served during WWII
, the Korean Conflict
and the Viet Nam War.
Mr. Padgett is survived by his loving wife, Merillyn (Cross) Padgett; son, Christopher Padgett and wife Lisa of Conway; step-daughters, Wendy C. Coley and husband Marvin of California and Suzanne Shipley and husband Tom of Utah; one brother, Howard Padgett and wife Marie; six grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
His seven siblings preceded him in death.
A memorial service will be planned for a later date.
Cremation arrangements are by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.