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Michael Thomas Padilla

August 14, 1957 — July 14, 2022

Michael Padilla, age 64, loving husband, father, brother and son passed away July 14, 2022 in Fort Worth, Texas. Mass of Christian Burial: 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Azle, TX. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, July 25, 2022 with Rosary at 7 p.m., at White’s Springtown Chapel in Springtown, TX. Interment: 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas, TX. Michael was born August 14, 1957 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Teodoro and Olivia Mary Martinez Padilla. He graduated from Rio Grande High School in 1975. In 1976, he enlisted in the US Marine Corps, where he achieved the rank of sergeant before his discharge in 1982. On May 5, 1990, he married his wife, Debby, with whom he had two children he dearly loved. He spent his life working in IT, which provided the means for him to support his family and to pursue his interest in raising thoroughbreds. Michael prioritized fatherhood, giving all of himself to create opportunity for his children. Over the years, Michael has touched many lives, and he will be missed by all who knew him. Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Teodoro and Olivia Padilla. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Deborah Padilla; son, Patrick Padilla of Springtown, and daughter, Michelle Huff and husband Ryan of Fort Worth; brother, Ted Padilla and wife Jennie; sisters, Rose Mary Montoya and husband Avenicio, Lillian Picard and husband Pete, and Cecilia Maestas and husband Jerry; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Flowers are gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of Michael may be made in support of the American Diabetes Association. You may make your gift online, by phone at 1-800-DIABETES, or by mail.
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Visitation

Monday, July 25, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

White's Funeral Home -Springtown

401 North Main Street, Springtown, TX 76082

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Starts at 9:30 am (Central time)

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

800 High Crest Drive, Azle, TX 76020

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Interment

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, TX 75211

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