Thomas Patrick Padgett, beloved father and friend left us Wednesday morning, April 30, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family as he wished. He was 75. He proudly served his country in the Air Force and went on to be a successful business owner. He was loved and will be sadly missed by many people. Survivors include his wife, Caroyl Padgett; daughters, Della Hill, Susan Gressett and Paige Quarles; sons, Robert and Scott Padgett; grandchildren, Mike Hill, Amber Gressett, Robert Padgett II, Kristen Padgett, Gabriel Bross, Jacob Bross, Addisyn Quarles, Amelia Quarles, Alivia Quarles and Raeanne Padgett; great-grandchildren, Tava Hill, Jeremy and Breauna Burch, Caylee and Kaden Padgett, and AJ Short. He will be laid to rest at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Pastor Eric Johnson officiating. Any help or donations may be directed to Caroyl Padgetts savings account at First Volunteer Bank. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services; 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343 423-531-3975.