Robert Frank Padgett
12/29/1953 - 10/11/2020
Robert Frank Padgett, 66, of Silverdale, Minnesota, completed his life’s journey on Sunday, October 11, 2020.
Bob was born on December 29, 1953, in Virginia, Minnesota to Robert Roy Padgett and Rita Jean (Ohmann) Padgett. He graduated from Virginia High School in 1972.
Bob worked at MinnTac for several years; later becoming a real estate agent. Bob owned and operated Beaty Portage on Lac La Croix for several years. Prior to retiring, Bob spent twelve years working with the Gawboy family.
Bob was the ultimate outdoorsman. He enjoyed gardening, berry picking, and wild rice harvesting and processing. Bob picked and braided sweet grass every year; handing out the braids to friends and family.
Bob’s passions were hunting and fishing. Bob was an Artic explorer; fishing the Arctic Circle. He also fished in Wyoming for trout with his father and his Uncle Doug.
Duck hunting was Bob’s ultimate passion. He hunted in Canada and the Dakotas for waterfowl but Nett Lake was his favorite hunting spot. Bob spent many Falls pursuing ducks with his hunting buddies on Nett Lake. Bucko, Curtis, Timmy and Willie were there to greet Bob as he entered heaven’s gates.
Bob had a huge heart. He believed in paying it forward. He touched many lives by caring for them during their time of need.
Bob is survived by sisters, Debbie (Kendall) Hilde of Pike Township, Susan (Mike) Koski of Embarrass and Cindy Padgett of Makinen; and his brothers, Greg (Shelley) Padgett of Lake Vermillion and Dan (Gayle) Padgett of Embarrass. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and his special love, Adeline.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Roger.
Due to Covid-19 no service will be held at this time. A private gathering will be scheduled for a later date. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or send condolences visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.