Philip was 55 years old. He went home on December 19, 2017 at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in McKinney, TX. He was surrounded by his parents and siblings during a brief illness. Philip was comforted with scripture, prayer, and Holy Communion.
Philip was born on June 1, 1962 in Wapenamanda, New Guinea. His parents were missionaries. He was baptized in infancy. He was raised in Apache, OK and graduated from Apache High School in 1980. He graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1984 with a B.S. in Geology, and later with a M.S. in Geology. He was married to Shelley Hudson and they later separated. Shelley and Philip spent a couple of years in west Texas in the oil industry. He worked for many years in the oil industry, settling in the Houston area in 1989, and living there until his illness.
He is survived by his children, Brent Padgett (Maddie) and their daughter Evelyn of Tulsa, OK and Lance Padgett of the University of Texas-Austin, and their mother, Shelley Hudson-Hollingsworth, of Tulsa, OK. He will also be lovingly remembered by his parents, Reverend Stanley and Norma Padgett, of Apache, OK, and his siblings, Paul (Sherri) Padgett of Apache, John (Natalia) Padgett of Austin, TX, Michael Padgett of Stillwater, OK, Martha (Kim) Ross of Trophy Club, TX, Elizabeth (Dan) Herink of Houston, TX, and Rebekah (Jim) Cooksey of Prosper, TX, his grand-aunt, Irene Thoes, of Wamego, KS, and many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The service of the resurrection and burial will be at 11:00 a.m., December 27, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Church of Alma, KS, with burial in the Alma Cemetery. Services are under the care and direction of Stewart Funeral Home of Alma. Memorials are suggested to St. John Lutheran Church, and may be left in care of Stewart Funeral Home of Alma, KS, P.O. Box 126, 66401. A memorial service will be held in his home church, Peace Lutheran Church of Cyril, Oklahoma, at 11:00 a.m., December 31, 2017.