Michael Eugene Padgett, 61, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00pm on Sunday, October 6, 2013 at Antioch Christian Church with Pastor Ken May and Rebecca Reed officiating. Mike was employed by Cherokee County Board of Education, where he enjoyed driving the school bus and making sure the children were safe. He is preceded in death by his father, Jack Padgett. He is survived in death by his loving and caring wife of 38 years, Linda Clark Padgett; mother, Evelyn Jacobs; daughters, Starla Lyn Woityra and Tammy Giansante; siblings, Donna Roberts and Tim Padgett; 5 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1149, Canton, GA 30169 or online at www.cancer.org. Sosebee Funeral Home, Canton, GA is honored to serve the family. 770-479-2131.