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Obituary: Michael Dunlap 'Mike' Padgett

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Michael Dunlap “Mike” Padgett

Michael Dunlap “Mike” Padgett

Michael Dunlap “Mike” Padgett, 68, of Franklin, passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 29, 2020.  

Mr. Padgett went to Spring Hill High School and was a retired truck driver for United Rentals. He enjoyed working the auctions for Gary Realty and was an avid dirt track racer at local tracks.  

He was preceded in death by parents Omar and Lois Watkins Padgett and brothers Gary Padgett and Greg Padgett. 

He’s survived by wife of 44 years Cheryl Grubbs Padgett; son Scotty (Lisa) Dial; daughter Shelby (Brent) Steele; brother Keith (Renea) Padgett; sisters Valerie Padgett, Jan Anderson and Libby Padgett; and grandchildren Shelby Dial and Blake Steele.  

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020 at Spring Hill Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Bro. Edd Luna officiating. Interment will be at Spring Hill Memorial Park, and visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday and 1-3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Active pallbearers will be Randy Padgett, Chuck Maupin, Jake Neal, Jason Troope, Shane Watkins, James Gary and Joe Spencer Gary. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Gary Realty.  

Memorials may be made to Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home or Angel Heart Farms.  


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