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Jeffrey Durward Padgett

April 2, 1961 ~ September 2, 2021 (age 60)

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Jeffrey Durward Padgett, 60 of Kannapolis went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Atrium Health Cabarrus Northeast following a short illness.

Jeffrey was born April 2, 1961 in Onslow County, NC a son of Vernice Hollis Padgett of Maple Hill, NC and the late Durward Hugh Padgett. He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter Alexa Padgett.

Jeffrey was owner/operator of Silver Mine, Inc., DBA Jewelry Mine for 24 years. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father and grandfather.

He was a member of Morningstar Fellowship. He loved animals, he and his wife have three rescue dogs.

Jeffrey enjoyed cooking, barbequing and being creative. He was energetic, athletic and a second degree black belt. He loved the Lord with all his heart.

There will be a memorial service at a later date.

Survivors left to cherish his memory in addition to his mother, include his wife of 24 years; Katherine Niblick Padgett, two daughters, Carrie Niblick of Ocoee, Fla., and Heather Niblick Connell and husband William of Greensboro, two sons, Steven Niblick, II of Ocoee , Fla., and Shane Padgett and wife Erica of Eden, NC, a brother, Brent Padgett of Maple Hill, NC. Also surviving are grandchildren; Lacie Padgett, Maggie Connell, Killian Padgett and Baylen Padgett.

Whitley’s Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Padgett. Online condolences may be sent to www.whitleysfuneralhome.com

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