Longtime Kenai resident Paul R. Padilla died on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, at his home in Kenai. He was 77.
Memorial services for Mr. Padilla will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Kenai Senior Center.
Mr. Padilla was born Feb. 4, 1923, in Jerome, Ariz. He had worked as a miner in Arizona prior to moving to Kenai in 1960. Mr. Padilla retired from the Laborer's Local No. 341 in 1978. He volunteered for many years at the Kenai Senior Center. Mr. Padilla enjoyed gardening, rock hounding, wood working and his dogs.
He is survived by his wife Sheryl Padilla of Kenai; his children Lupe, Paula and Manuel, all of Arizona; several grandchildren; his sister, Simone Hermelink of Columbus, Mont.; and his brother, Felix Padilla of Lucerne, Calif.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Kenai Senior Center, 361 Senior Court, Kenai, AK 99611.
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.
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