Mr. Carlton Henry Padgett, age 82, of Ponce de Leon, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014 at his home.
He was born Dec. 2, 1931 in Holmes County to the late George Walker Padgett and Mattie Elsie Padgett.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Padgett was preceded in death by his wife, Joy Padgett; two brothers, Randall Padgett and Donnie Padgett; and one sister, Dessie Bell.
Mr. Padgett served in the United States Air Force from 1951-1955.
Mr. Padgett is survived by his son, Kevin Hedman, of Niceville; two grandchildren, Cassandra Worley of Chipley, and Carlton Hedman of Troy, Ala.; two great-grandchildren, Bryndon Matthew Carroll and Broox Auburn Worley; one sister, Wilma Niel, of Carrabelle.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 19 at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Ernie Grey officiating. Interment will follow with military honors in the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Peel Funeral Home.