John Padden was born on May 15,1937 in Liverpool, England where he lived with his mother and Grandad throughout the bombings of WWII. In the late 1960's John immigrated to Detroit Michigan where he later met Carol Foreman. They were married in Brighton Michigan in 1974. John was co-owner and president of PWR located in Noblesville Indiana retiring in 2002.
On March 19, at 12:26 a.m., John passed peacefully and comfortably in his home in Onekama Michigan. He was with family and close friends as he passed. John was nearly 86 years of age.
John is survived by his wife Carol Padden, Onekama MI., his children & grandchildren; Robert Padden of Wales, UK and his children; James, Rebecca, & Georg, Steven Padden of Southport, England and his son Steven, Gary Padden of Manchester, England, Sean Padden and his wife Danielle (Coon) of Fenton, Michigan and their son; Seth, and Sara Padden of Onekama and her son John known as Jack.
John was preceded in death by his parents and his son Seth Padden who passed away in 1998 at age 18.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Please share a memory with John’s family at www.oakgrovefh.com. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee.