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John Charles Padon

March 18, 1937 ~ July 21, 2019 (age 82)

Mr. John Charles Padon, 82, of Salem, KY, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Salem Springlake Health and Rehabilitation Center.                                                                   

Mr. Padon was a well-known farmer and a Deacon of Pinckneyville Baptist Church.  He served his country in the National Guard during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

He is survived by three sons, Shawn (Amy) Padon, Thad (Tonya) Padon, and Shane (Jenni) Padon all of Salem, KY; sister, Janet Hume of Burkesville, KY; and seven grandchildren, Adam Padon, Alex Padon, Emily Padon, Tiffany (Daniel) Newcomb, Tabby Padon, Skylar Padon, and Savannah Padon.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Padon; and parents, Charles and Elizabeth Guess Padon.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM, Thursday, July 25, 2019 at the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services with Rev's John East and Gerald Cannon officiating. Burial will follow in Pinckneyville Cemetery. 

Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, July 25, 2019 after 11:00 AM until the funeral hour at the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services in Salem, KY.

In addition to flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:  Happy Trails Ministry, P. O. Box 907, Nortonville, KY  42442.

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Donations may be made to:

Happy Trails Ministry
P. O. Box 907, Nortonville KY 42442

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