Thomas "Leon" Padgett, 79 of Conway, passed from this life to his eternal home on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. Born Feb. 14, 1934, in Conway, he was the son of the late Marion and Jessie Wright Padgett. Mr. Padgett loved spending time in the outdoors camping, boating, riding four wheelers, and teaching his children to ski. He was a heavy equipment operator and also a tugboat operator. He enjoyed playing guitar at the Senior Citizens Center and various places for numerous years. Mr. Padgett was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. His parents and one brother, Marion Eugene Padgett precedes in him death.
Survivors include his wife: Lillian Jean Johnson Padgett, daughter: Judy (Tavner) Henry of Mt. Vernon, sons: Wayne Padgett of Conway, Eugene (Lisa) Padgett of Conway, 7 grandchildren and 7.5 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home. Services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home chapel with interment to follow at Crestlawn Memorial Park. For online guestbook, www.rollerfuneralhomes.com