July 13, 1925 - December 2, 2017
Mr. Clyde Thomas Padgett, Sr. passed away on Saturday December 2, 2017 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. He was born in Cobb County, GA to Claude Newt Padgett and Ida Newton Padgett on July 13, 1925. Mr. Padgett lived most of his life in Cobb County. He was a house mover with Newton-Padgett House Movers. Later he became a professional truck driver until retiring as a driver with Sherwin Williams. Mr. Padgett was also a veteran of the United States Army, serving during WWII. In 1944 Mr. Padgett married Neoma Ruth Chandler. They had two children: Clyde Thomas Padgett, Jr. and Caran Anita Padgett Opry. Mr. Padgett is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert W. Newton; two sisters, Thelma Virginia Padgett (Bill) Kuglar and Allie Mae Padgett (Garland) Wellborn. Mr. Padgett is survived by his two children, Clyde Thomas (Sandra) Padgett of The Rock, GA and Caran Anita Padgett Opry of Canton, GA, and one brother Eugene (Vickie) Padgett of Rockmart, GA. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Andrea Christine Bragg of San Francisco, CA, Christopher Blaine (Christine) Opry of Marietta, Sean Richard Opry of New York, NY, Shannon Alanna Opry of Marietta and Lauren Deborah Padgett of Alpharetta. Mr. Padgett is also survived by one great grandchild, Lydia Curtis of Marietta, two cousins, Sidney (Hilda) Newton of Mableton and his loving companion and cousin, Carol Newton Hackett of Marietta as well as several nieces and nephews. Services will be held in White Columns Funeral Chapel Sunday, December 10 at 2pm followed by interment at Riverview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Saturday, December 9 from 4pm to 6pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donation be made to The Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 or woundedwarriorproject.org. White Columns Chapel & Cremations is honored to serve the family of Clyde Thomas Padgett Sr.
Mr. Clyde Thomas Padgett, Sr. passed away on Saturday December 2, 2017 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. He was born in Cobb County, GA to Claude Newt Padgett and Ida Newton Padgett on July 13, 1925. Mr. Padgett lived most of his life in Cobb... View Obituary & Service Information
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