Gerald A. Padgett, 71, of Seminary, died February 4, 2011 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Services will be Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. at Bethel Methodist Church in Collins followed by burial in Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Padgett was a member of Bethel Methodist Church, was retired from B & B Distributing, worked with Synergy – Herring Gas Company, served in the U.S. Army, and most recently worked for Guardsmark Security.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Capitola Padgett; and a son, Hugh Howell Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann Padgett of Seminary; three daughters, Libby (Jerry) Purvis of Purvis, Amy Townsend of Hattiesburg, and Mandy (Paul) Brunson of Hattiesburg; five grandchildren, Carey Tebo, Kaleigh Townsend, Seth Roblin, Casey Tebo, and Kyle Roblin; a great-grandson, Keegan Roblin; and a nephew, Joe Price.
Visitation will be Tuesday, February 8, 2011 from 5:30 until 8 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg.