Jack Garnett Padgett(1937 - 2013)

Jack Garnett Padgett


Jack Garnett Padgett died January 15, 2013 in Greenville, SC at the age of 75.

The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 Friday, January 18, 2013 at Strom Funeral Home in McCormick, SC. Mr. Padgett will be laid to rest in a private ceremony in the McCormick City Cemetery. In addition, a celebration of life will held at the home of John and Linda Blanton in Greenville, SC beginning at 4:00 on Saturday, January 19, 2013.

Mr. Padgett born December 19, 1937 in McCormick, SC attended Clemson University where he received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. After serving in the U.S. Army, he returned to Clemson to pursue a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering subsequently graduating in 1965. Mr. Padgett began a long and distinguished career with General Electric after graduation where he worked until his retirement.

Survivors include his mother, Catherine Scruggs Hanna; twin brother, George Padgett; sister, Mary Catherine Adams; sons, John Michael and Robert Padgett; and 6 grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that a donation be made to Clemson University's Department of Engineering & Science: Clemson University Fund, Fund # B0867, PO Box 1889, Clemson, SC 29633-1889

Strom Funeral Home is charge of the arrangements.


Published in The Greenville News on Jan. 17, 2013