Robert Padgett

Robert L. Padgett

Saturday, February 12th, 1944 - Monday, December 16th, 2019
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Robert (Bob) Lee Padgett, 75, passed away on December 16, 2019. He was born to Robert and Mary Padgett on February 12, 1944.
Bob is survived by his companion of 18 years, Susan Meyer; three children, Laura Schmidt (Tom), Beth Shireman (Scott), Robb Padgett (Carlotta); six grandchildren: Avery and Keaton Walts, Matthew and Mason Shireman, Billie Padgett and Logan Hanger. Bob attended Flaget High School and University of Louisville.
He was employed by Philip Morris for several years. However, Bob's real love was teaching. He was fluent in several languages and taught Spanish for many years. He taught at DeSales, Providence, Charlestown High School, and Central Hardin. Bob was a gifted teacher and worked hard to encourage his students and help them succeed. He also authored a novel titled "A Boycott of a Basketball Game."
Visitation will be from 2:00-6:00 p.m., Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, Ky 40205. His funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 23, 2019 at St. Brigid, 1520 Hepburn Ave., Louisville, KY 40204 with burial to follow at St. Michael Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude or Catholic Charities.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
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  • Funeral Mass

    Monday, December 23rd, 2019 | 10:00am
    Monday, December 23rd, 2019 10:00am
    St. Brigid Catholic Church
    1520 Hepburn Ave
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  • Interment

    St. Michael Cemetery
    1153 Charles Street
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40204
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Mary A Zierer

Posted at 05:57pm
I taught with Bob at Charlestown High School. He was such a terrific guy. Will really miss him. Mary Ann Zierer

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