Wilmer Padgett Jr.

June 30, 2021

Wilmer Padgett Jr. was born November 1, 1952 to the union of Wilmer and Mary Padgett.  As a child JR was an avid baseball player.  JR’s favorite position was back catcher.  He would often be seen in his catching stance inside and outside instead of sitting in a chair.  He continued squatting in this manner until he was no longer able to crouch.

JR was preceded in death by his parents, Wilmer Sr. and Mary Padgett; sister’s, Mary Lee Padgett and Mary Ann Rudolph.

He is survived by his children, Ty (Melissa) Padgett of Cantonment; children, Kuan (Lashonda) White and Sonameukia (David) Banks all of Cantonment, grandkids, Mykamia Padgett, Tiakanimi Padgett, Rena Banks and David Banks Jr.   siblings; Catherine (Keith) Valrie of Loxely, AL, Eddie Padgett and Karl Padgett both of Daphne, AL, Annette (Troy) Campbell of Mobile, AL and Sarah (Calvin) Johnson of Fairhope, AL; As well as a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, July 9, 2021 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North.  Robert Gross to give Eulogy.  Burial will follow in Williams Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM prior to services.

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