Thomas ‘Leon’ Padgett
Thomas “Leon” Padgett, 79 of Conway, passed from this life to his eternal home on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. Born Feb. 14, 1934, in Conway, he was the son of the late Marion and Jessie Wright Padgett. Mr. Padgett loved spending time in the outdoors camping, boating, riding four wheelers, and teaching his children to ski. He was a heavy equipment operator and also a tugboat operator. He enjoyed playing guitar at the Senior Citizens Center and various places for numerous years. Mr. Padgett was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. His parents and one brother, Marion Eugene Padgett precedes in him death.
Survivors include his wife: Lillian Jean Johnson Padgett, daughter: Judy (Tavner) Henry of Mt. Vernon, sons: Wayne Padgett of Conway, Eugene (Lisa) Padgett of Conway, 7 grandchildren and 7.5 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home. Services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home chapel with interment to follow at Crestlawn Memorial Park. For online guestbook, www.rollerfuneralhomes.com
Gregory Ross Guzzo
Gregory Ross Guzzo, 52 of Conway, passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. He was born Jan. 21, 1961, in Los Angeles, Calif. He was preceded in death by his father, Ross F. Guzzo.
Greg was of the Catholic Faith. He was a welder and construction worker by trade. Greg was an avid NASCAR fan and also enjoyed watching old TV shows on TV Land. He loved to tell stories and spent time with his faithful companion, his dog “Abby.” Greg was a loving, caring, polite person and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Greg is survived by his son, Nicholas Kyle Guzzo, mother, Betty Sponer Guzzo, brother, Russ F. Guzzo, sister, Julia E. Contaldi and numerous extended family members.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday Sept. 4, 2013 at St. Marys Catholic Church at St. Vincent. Celebrant is Father Jim Burnie. Burial will follow at St. Marys Cemetery. Rosary will be 7 p.m. Tuesday with visitation following at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway (501) 327-7727. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.