Pageland, South Carolina
1947 — 2022
Alvin L. Padgett, 74, entered into rest on Sunday, July 3, 2022, at Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center. He was born in Ludington, Michigan to Charles Edwin and Viola Hargreaves Padgett. He graduated from Mason County Central High School in 1965 and subsequently served two years in the US Army as Truckmaster stationed in Quarry Heights, Canal Zone during the Vietnam War. After an honorable discharge, he studied Business Administration at West Shore Community College and retired from Gainey Transportation Services, Inc. in 2005. He was a mechanical buff who enjoyed tinkering with cars and, in his youth, enjoyed participating in Demolition Derby events. He was quick with a laugh or a...