Gerald “Jerry” Frank Padgett 78, passed away on June 2, 2020 in Twin Falls, Idaho. Jerry was born to Rae and Betty Padgett September 24, 1941, in Boise Idaho. Jerry was raised in Boise with his mother, step father Paul Jolley and one sister Tonya. In 1971 Jerry met and married Marilyn (Silva) Padgett. They were married for a short time but had 3 children together, twin daughters Michael Diann (Padgett) Kumaus, Mary Michelle Padgett and one son Kerry Frank Padgett.
Jerry was a carpenter by trade weather that be laying carpet or building homes. Jerry was also an avid outdoorsman and a wanderer of sorts moving all over the west until he settled in Mt. Home
Idaho in the late 80’s. Jerry enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping more than anything. He spent many summers at Black Sands in his camper with his trusted companion JP.
One of his fondest memories was running the Prairie Store. He did this for many years and was still telling these stories until his passing.
Nobody was a stranger to Jerry he had many friends and made new friends everywhere he went. He was very optimistic and positive, always looking at the bright side.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Mary Michelle.
Jerry is survived by his sister Tanya , two children Michael and Kerry, two granddaughters Gracee and Justynn, one niece Jessica and one nephew Jeremy.
Arrangements are pending and under the care of Serenity Funeral Home in Twin Falls. Condolences may be shared at www.serenityfuneralchapel.com.
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