Blain Mical Padgett

January 27, 1997 - March 02, 2018

Blain Padgett

Blain Padgett was born in Beaumont, Texas, and was the first child of Wyndi and Mical Padgett. He grew up in the small town Sour lake, Texas, and grew up with the most supportive, loving community. Blain grew up playing baseball, football, and basketball with his best friends, that he carried with him until the day he left this Earth. Alongside of him he had two sisters, me (Kenedy Padgett, a year younger than him) and Kamryn Padgett (13 years old), who looked up to him, loved him, and who were proud of him in everything he did. Blain was not only the best brother, son, and best friend to us, but he protected and stood up for us every single day of our lives. Kamryn and I loved being Blain’s little sisters. He loved picking on us and making us laugh.

Blain attended Sour Lake elementary filling the halls with laughter and joy with his sweet smile and big dimples. His teachers loved that goofy kid and were very patient with him, Lord knows he was a lot to handle. When our baby sister, Kamryn, came along I remember him being so proud of her. He would carry her around everywhere and just always show her off. All of his Sour Lake Elementary teachers were a big part of his life when he was a student there, but are still a huge part of Blain’s life because they are our mom’s coworkers and friends.

After elementary school he moved on to Henderson middle school right down the road. Blain had played T-ball, little dribblers, and flag football, but his true love for sports excelled in middle school. Blain was a true UT football fan, because of his true hero, his dad. Our dad played football for UT in college and Blain just knew he wanted to follow in his dad’s footsteps. Every picture Blain was in, you could always count him holding up the “hook em” sign. Blain was always surrounded by his best friends whether they were playing Young Guns, Twin County baseball, or Hawk Football. Even though Blains love for football over took all sports, he played select baseball to be with his closest friends. Blain played for the Young Guns, coached by his dad and all of his “second” dads. We traveled on the weekends, had tailgates before and after the games, stayed up late at the hotels by the pools, and most of all we loved each other like a family. Growing up in a small town like we did, Blain had an extended family that loved him more than ever. I thought he was this amazing guy, even at that young of an age, that I looked up to and wanted to be his best friend. When he played for the Young Guns I remember I would play with him and his friends. I remember I would play football with them in the yard and the guys wouldn’t want to tackle me or would be too scared to give me the ball. Blain would tell them, “It’s okay, she will be tough enough. If she wants to play, then let her play and don’t go easy on her.” He taught me to throw the football the “correct way”.

When he went to high school, I remember him being so excited about football. He wanted to be the best even as a freshman. He hurt his back and had to sit out his freshman year, but went to every practice and wanted to be with his team every step of the way. After he was healed and got back to the game, he excelled. He grew, physically and emotionally. He became a leader on and off the field. Blain was that guy. When he walked down the hall ways all you saw was him glowing with laughter and joy. He would walk by people and everyone had to mess with him or say hi to him. I remember him being everyone’s favorite person, and I was so jealous of that. Now that I look back at it, it all makes since. He was my favorite person, and he deserved all the praise he received. Not only did all of the kids love him, the teachers, the principle, the coaches, the trainers…. Everyone loved “Big B”. Seeing him on the field was mesmerizing. I saw the way he helped his team mates up when they were down (physically and mentally). I saw the way he would get in someone’s face when they weren’t showing respect to someone on the team, or not doing their very best. I remember the nights him and dad would be in front of the TV showing what Blain should do in certain situations on the field. I would just pause the TV and watch them amazed at how they just bonded. Blain was the one kid who honestly LOVED just being with his family. Blain would love to hang out with Mom and Dad. He would mess with Mom and knew exactly what would get her laughing after a long day at work. No one could ever make their day like him, and I strive to be as good as him when it comes to making someone’s day in such a little way. During high school blain defended me in every way, especially when it wasn’t asked for. If you knew Blain, you knew he wouldn’t let anyone or anything hurt me. If he ever even expected my feelings to be hurt, he would come up to me and say, “Who are they and what did they say? Why didn’t you tell me about it?”. That is just what kind of guy he was. He stood up for everyone he loved and if you hurt them you hurt him. Blain loved going hunting and fishing. He loved going to the Jones Hunting club with his friends or the “Jones Boys” and sitting by a fire listening to his music. Blain had a love for the old country music “real country music”. His favorites were Keith Whitley, Merle Haggard, George Jones, and Waylon Jennings. He had our Poppi’s guitar with him the last time he came home, and he was playing a piece of a song him and his roommate, Jack played together. He had his big legs propped up, head back, and said “When I listen to music or play this guitar, all my stresses and worries just go away. Music eases my soul and just makes everything better”. One of his favorite things was hanging out with all of our second cousins that were more like best friends to him. He loved sitting by a fire, listening to our cousin Court play his music. He told me one time, “If I could play music and go to the NFL, my life would be made”. He had an old soul that just wrapped you in and made you feel at peace with everything.

When Blain decided that he was going to attend Rice University, I was so excited that my permanent “body guard” was going to be out of those Hardin Jefferson halls. When we dropped him and Roe off at their dorm, I hugged him and it hit me; My best friend will not be one wall away from me. He wouldn’t be making me late to school, or take all the hot water. I then realized that I needed to cherish every moment with him, and I’m so glad I did. Blain lived his first 2 years at Rice University with his lifelong friend and HJ football buddy, Roe Wilkins. Blain and Roe were used to woods and mud and trees, so you can only imagine them getting used to the concrete, city life. They wouldn’t have made it without the other and I thank God Blain had Roe.

His sophomore year he was named defensive linemen player of the year, and I wish I had a video of his facial expression when he found that out. He knew he was good, but he will never know how GREAT he was. Once Blain started football at Rice I saw the making of a determined, inspiring man. Blain would call my dad and ask him “I know I am only a freshman, but how am I supposed to wake them up and make them be serious about this? What can I do to make this team better?”. Again, that is the kind of Man he was. He would work hard, and still ask what can I do. The thing is Blain didn’t think this was out of the ordinary. In fact, no matter how proud we were, or how much praise he deserved he would never fail to tell me how proud he was of ME. He would tell me “Kenedy you are going to be the most successful out of us. You are going to be the best nurse this world will have”. He was our Rock. The thing my family and I enjoyed the most was going to watch him play. I remember the excitement we would have driving to all of his games. He was our hero. My dad changed from being a UT Alum and fan, to being a whole hearted, full force Rice Owl fan. When Blain became a Junior, he moved into a house with some of his closest friends JT, Jack, and Trey. They were his brothers and I’m so thankful that God put them in his life and they could put up with the boy from Sour Lake. I would go and stay the weekends with him and his friends. I enjoyed it so much. He was honestly the coolest guy I knew and no one will ever compare to how amazing he was. Going to his house, you would realize how every guy needs a woman to visit and clean every once and a while. I think he would wait to do the dishes or clean his clothes until I came over. I would wash his dishes, mop his floor, and pick up after him. I would act like it was a burden, but secretly I loved it. I loved doing stuff for him, because he did everything for me. I know now why our mom never complained when he would bring all his laundry home from Rice. She was glad to do it. She was just so excited to spend time with her B!

Blain loved Food! Blain loved his momma’s cooking. He still had her cooking casseroles and sending them to him in Houston for him to enjoy with his roommates. Our dad works every day in Houston and was so lucky to spend so much time with Blain while he was at Rice. He loved going to watch practice and take Blain to lunch. Blain loved that time together as much as dad did! Blain loved just spending time at home with friends and family whenever he could just sitting by the fire, listening to music, and hanging out with all of us!

Blain was a big, tough, football player, but that isn’t what defined him. Blain was a kind hearted, loving, and joyful man who would do anything for the people in his life. He could warm your heart with those sweet dimples, and make all of your worries go away with the big, bear hugs. Blain would tell me, “Kenedy, you are the bravest and happiest person I know.” And it just blew my mind that this inspiring, strong guy is telling ME this. He will never understand how much he meant to not only me, but everyone his sweet smile touched. Hug your loved ones and your friends. Tell them they are amazing. Tell them you are thankful for them. Blain was my best friend, my rock, my support system, I know how much he loved me and our baby sister Kam. Even though we are selfish and believe that 21 years wasn’t enough with our Blain, God worked through him every minute of every day. Blain is in paradise with his favorite people, Merle Haggard and George Jones, waiting to show us around. Please when you think of Blain think of striving to do your best and enjoy every minute you have with your loved ones.

Survivors include his parents, Mical and Wyndi Padgett of Sour Lake; sisters, Kenedy Padgett and Kamryn Padgett; grandparents, Dick and Carole Marsh, Linda Zaring, and Wayne Padgett and Aline Bickley, all of Beaumont; aunts and uncles, Cory and Staci Marsh, James and Stephanie Padgett, Kyle and Kim Padgett, and Steve and Sheri Velez; great-aunts and uncles, Jim and Renee Nance, Mike and Stephanie Nance, Wendy and Pam Nance, David and Sheila Willis, Ray and Debbie Elliott, Marsha and John Froehlich, Nancy Yetter, Lisa and Rick Miller, Chris and Dorinda Padgett, Lee and Darla Padgett, Waylon and Debbie Padgett, Carolyn Baxter, Pat Griffin, Susie and Will Tinkle, Tommy and Lynn Phillips, and Scot Marsh; cousins, Grayson Padgett, Kathryne Padgett, Raegan Padgett, Logan Padgett, Nance Marsh, Tanner Marsh, Priscilla and Phillip Alexander, Kylen Padgett, Kassler Padgett, Kendall Padgett, Luke Velez, Evan Velez, Claire Velez; second cousins (over 50), The Nance Bunch, Elliott Bunch, Padgett Bunch, and the Tinkle, Griffin, and Phillips Bunch! Blain was so close to these cousins throughout his life and they have been a huge part of his life and him of theirs. 

He is preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Wendell and Maxine Nance, Raymond and Kathryne Elliott, Cleo and Tally Padgett, Katherine and Tommy Thompson, Dick and Lyska Marsh; and other family members, Xander Miller, Stephen Padgett, David Zaring, James Griffin, Ken Griffin, John Craig Froehlich, Lindsey Willis, and Owen Padgett.

A gathering of Blain's family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Wesley United Methodist Church. His funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 3810 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Interment will follow at Rosedale Cemetery, Sour Lake, under the direction of Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Blain Padgett Scholarship Fund, c/o Wesley United Methodist Church, 3810 North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77713 or online at referencing the Blain Padgett Scholarship Fund in comments.


Gathering of Family and Friends
Wesley United Methodist Church
3810 N Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Wesley United Methodist Church
3810 North Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Thursday, March 08, 2018
2:00 p.m.
Rosedale Cemetery
Old Beaumont Road Sour Lake, TX 77659

Comments (72)

  • NL

    28 June 2018 at 17:51 | #

    My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).


  • NL

    28 June 2018 at 17:48 | #

    My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).


  • Robert Lee

    10 March 2018 at 02:12 | #

    My deepest condolences to y'all. I didn't know Blain well. I wish I could have. RIP bro see you at the gates


  • Grayson Bailiff

    09 March 2018 at 10:45 | #

    My last time seeing Blaine was right after my dad got fired , and I was visibly upset in the building Blaine comes over and gives me a huge hug and tells me “it’s gonna be okay it’s been great knowing y’all these last 3 years everything will be okay “ one of the funniest things I have ever seen was at a pre game Pratice. And the play list was Waylon Jennings almost exclusively . And you hear most of the guys saying “what is this “ “my grandad listens to this “ this is awful” and you look over at Blaine sitting on the bench drinking a Gatorade singing the song to himself word for word. It was a honor getting to know Blaine and for that I will always be thankful


    • Grayson Bailiff

      09 March 2018 at 11:59 | #



  • Robie Decker Sanders, Clint Sanders, Kevin & Juliana

    09 March 2018 at 06:34 | #

    Our hearts are so saddened for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. Kevin Sanders went to school with Blaine from kindergarten and he sends his condolences from the United Kingdom USAF. I remember him all through school with the sweetest smile and he was always happy.. He touched so many lives at such a young age, what a blessing. Gone too soon.


  • Rebecca Read-Barrera

    09 March 2018 at 04:15 | #

    You and your family are in my heart and mind. It is evident that you raised an amazing boy who touched so many lives. That is so special! Many prayers for your family.


  • Allison Harmon

    08 March 2018 at 22:58 | #

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family. Sincerely The Harmon Family


  • Charlotte f. Domingue

    08 March 2018 at 19:51 | #

    My prayers are with each of you, I know you will miss him, but what awesome memories you all amazing young man....Charlotte domingue


  • Beth Molnar

    08 March 2018 at 16:27 | #

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your wonderful son. My heartfelt prayers are with you and your beautiful daughters & family through this most difficult time. Wyndi, you were always such an incredible, perfect friend to me growing up together in Bevil Oaks, and to everyone around you. I cherish memories shared with you at home, school & camp. You exemplified love, integrity and joy wherever you went- everyone could see that in you shining brightly everyday and it meant so much!
    It’s so obvious that you and Mical passed those rare traits on in Blaine, and that he effected everyone around him for good by the way he led his life & person that he was. Those effects on people are everlasting. May that love that can’t ever be taken away sustain, comfort and give you all strength & peace.

    With love,
    Beth Molnar


  • The MacKenzie Family

    08 March 2018 at 03:31 | #

    Our Hearts and Prayers go out to all the people that Blain has touched in his short time on this Earth. Our love and prayers to his loving Family.


  • Shayne Kay-King

    07 March 2018 at 22:58 | #

    So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers to your family. What a fantastic young man.


  • Kathy Chessher and the SE Texas Cattle Baron's Ball committee

    07 March 2018 at 20:36 | #

    Our family of volunteers are lifting your entire family up in prayer during this time. May God bring peace, comfort and loving memories to you.


  • Kathy Chessher

    07 March 2018 at 20:34 | #

    Our family of volunteers are lifting up the entire Padgett family in our prayers. May God bring peace and comfort to you all.


  • Christine and Robert Voan

    07 March 2018 at 17:39 | #

    Beautifully said Kenedy, I will forever remember Blain, Grayson, and Kathryne racing in my front yard, I said go and you & Rae Rae cheered. Blain said "Wow Kacki you are so fast as she let them in her dust. Such a,sweet memory of Blain!? Our prayers and love are with you all Blain is in our hearts forever. GOD SPEED B!


  • Dack Glover

    07 March 2018 at 13:41 | #

    Father, I pray for my the Padgett family and friends who are grieving...

    They're hurting for many reasons, and I ask You to help them through this season of loss. I reach out to You, the Father of compassion and the Source of every comfort, asking You to touch them with Your unfailing love and kindness. Be their God who comforts them as they're going through their struggles, and bring them through the tough things ahead. Come alongside them in their pain, and strengthen them so they'll one day be able to help others who face the same struggles.


  • Jerry and Charles Henderson

    07 March 2018 at 07:47 | #

    I also wanted to say what a beautiful tribute to Blain from his sweet sister, Kenedy. Kenedy, you did an exceptional job of letting people know and understand who Blain really was. What a wonderful family you all have. Enjoy every single moment together. Love you, Kenedy. Jerry


  • Jerry and Charles Henderson

    07 March 2018 at 07:38 | #

    We are heartbroken for our lifelong friends, Carole and Dick, in the loss of their sweet and so loved grandson, Blain. Our heart goes out to their children, Wyndi and Mical, and their children Kenedy and Kamryn, and extended family. There are no words to ease your pain. We can only say that we know Blain is in Heaven with his Heavenly Father and all is well with him. He will be so very missed. He was an amazing young man who affected so many lives in his short 21 years on this earth. So many things to be proud of for this young man. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Love you all very much. Jerry and Charles


  • JoLynne McCraw

    07 March 2018 at 01:08 | #

    Thinking of all of you and praying for God’s comfort and love to surround you and hold you close .


  • Edward Crowell, on behalf of Baptist Temple, Houston

    06 March 2018 at 18:40 | #

    Baptist Temple in Houston is praying for your family. May God give you peace during this time of mourning.


  • David and Sheila Willis

    06 March 2018 at 17:02 | #

    We are so overwhelmed with grief for our family. Blaine was a remarkable young man with a remarkable family holding him dear. He is leaving a great void to his sweet mom & dad (our niece & nephew ) and grandparents (our sister & brother). not to forget all our children & grandchildren. As christians we are comforted with the knowledge of where he is residing now. & and we will all be together again someday. All our love to Mical, Wyndi,& girls, Cory Staci,& family and Carole & Dick..


  • Dr. Alvin Prause,Jennifer Prause, Jessica Malach, and Rocky Wiltz

    06 March 2018 at 15:30 | #

    To the Padgett Family - Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Dr. Alvin Prause,Jennifer Prause, Jessica Malach, and Rocky Wiltz


  • Mike Yeakel

    06 March 2018 at 15:13 | #

    My deepest sympathies and condolences to the Padgett family. I had the privilege and honor of working with Blain for the last three years as his academic advisor at Rice. Blain was thoughtful, funny, kind, respectful and a man of integrity. I was so excited for Blain this spring, because he was finally taking the guitar class he has been wanting to take. Blain was and will always be an inspiration to me..


  • Rachel Harrington

    06 March 2018 at 14:36 | #



  • Amy Hudak

    06 March 2018 at 13:58 | #

    I always loved seeing your family at the Rice games - my heart hurts for you, and I am praying for your family and the healing and comfort only God can bring. This is a beautiful tribute to Blain - I didn;t know him well, but I feel like I did thorugh these words. God bless you all!!


  • Lisa and Ryan Presley

    06 March 2018 at 13:44 | #

    Praying for your family.. So sorry for your loss. What an amazing young man!


  • Sharayah Manni

    06 March 2018 at 11:43 | #

    Mical, Wyndi, Kenedy, & Kamryn,

    You are your extended family are all in our thoughts and prayers. We pray for understanding and Devine peace to be with you. Blaine was an amazing young man. From a very early age when he and Ryno & all of the others boys started tball & then moved on to Young Guns and up to high school ball, we all knew Blaine was special. Not only from his athletic abilities, but his character, his charm, his heart! Our community at HJ and our town is here for yall in this heart wrenching time. Blair's legacy will live on!

    -The Manni & Louviere Families


  • Cheryl , Nathaniel , and Leslie Gill Family

    06 March 2018 at 05:23 | #

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. Praying for peace and comfort.


  • Tommy and Liz and Michael welch

    06 March 2018 at 02:34 | #

    Keeping your family in thought and prayers. We are saddened to hear


  • Stephanie (Lewis) Alfred

    05 March 2018 at 23:14 | #

    May the peace of our Creator be with you and your entire family during this time and forevermore. The class of Beaumont Charlton Pollard 1986 is here with you.


  • The Bodenhamer Family

    05 March 2018 at 22:18 | #

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time.


  • Charles Hancock

    05 March 2018 at 21:06 | #

    We met Blain in line at the Houston Rodeo while waiting for a cab together, A very kind spirit and gentle giant. He mentioned playing football at Rice. It was one of those random encounters, but I am glad I met him. I told him he looked like Bam in his good days. We had a lot of laughs together, He is someone you should be proud to call son, brother, uncle, etc... I am very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.


  • The Kemp Family

    05 March 2018 at 19:33 | #

    Mical, Wyndi, Kenedy, and Kamryn. We are so sorry for your loss. Blain was such an amazing young man and his memory will be kept alive by all that knew and loved him. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. The Kemp's


  • Cheryl & Tony Wisenbaker

    05 March 2018 at 19:29 | #

    God bless the Padgett and extended families. Offer our deepest love, respect, prayers, blessings and support at this time. Rest in peace and God bless all.


  • Susan Williams Hussey

    05 March 2018 at 18:41 | #

    Wyndi and Mical, I am so sorry for your loss. It is unimaginable but I pray that your memories will provide some comfort. From everything I've read, he was an outstanding young man. Peace be with you and your family and friends.


  • carol joy born

    05 March 2018 at 18:38 | #

    Wyndi, Mical, Kamryn, and Kenedy,
    You are loved and surrounded by so many who love you and who are grieving with you. My prayer is that God brings you peace and understanding that only He can bring.
    We love you~
    Carol Joy, Laura Leigh and Anna


  • The Kash Family

    05 March 2018 at 18:22 | #

    Dear Mical, Wyndi, Kenedy, Kamryn and all your extended family, We are so sorry for the loss of Blain and are keeping everyone in our prayers. Blain was a great young man that our kids always looked up to as a role model! His memory will live on through the many people he touched during his short life. Fly high young man. Love you all, The Kash’ Family


  • Sharon O"Leary

    05 March 2018 at 15:20 | #

    Dear Wyndi, Michael, Kenedy and Kamryn,
    I am thinking of you today and sending good thoughts for peace an comfort.. I am so grateful that the Rice Community came together last night to honor Blain. Our hearts are with you at this difficult time.


  • Becky & Gene Broussard

    05 March 2018 at 14:00 | #

    Wyndi, my heart breaks for you and your sweet family. I pray that you will feel God’s presence right now. Praying that God brings you comfort and peace while remembering Blain's sweet and wonderful memories you have. We love you guys and will continue to pray for you all.


  • Terry Montgomery

    05 March 2018 at 11:28 | #

    Mical and Wendi,
    I’m so sorry. I’ve been keeping up with y’all from afar for a while, and have been “Watching” Blain since he was a jr or sr in high school through Wyndi’s Posts... I even remember being amazed that he looked so much like Mical, but maybe even a little Bigger! : ) which was hard for me to believe!!!
    I’m confident he was An Amazing young man! There was a player from Plano East (M. Smalls) that I learned was going to play for Rice, and when I saw him, I was quick and proud to tell him to look up Blain, because while I didn’t know Blain directly, I knew his parents, had played football with his father, and was confident that If he (Michello Smalls) wanted to be Great, He would do well to follow Blaine’s leadership, because his character and work ethic would be unmatched.
    I’ve always admired you both, and the faith and character you have instilled in your family. I wish there was something I could say or do to ease or even try to help shoulder some portion of your pain, I realize that I can’t, so I am praying to God to Grant you the Strength, Peace, and the comfort You need,
    Thinking of you and your family,
    Terry, Montana, Mayson, and Mykal Montgomery


  • Robert and Inez Read

    05 March 2018 at 03:59 | #

    Mical and Wyndi, Your family has been heavy on our hearts since we heard of your tragic loss. We had the pleasure of meeting Blain at Kyle's wedding, and we knew then that you two had raised an outstanding young man. We want you to know we are in prayer for your family, and that God loves and cares about you, and we do too. My the peace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you always.


  • Barbara Fesco

    05 March 2018 at 03:58 | #

    Wyndi, Michael, and girls, heaven must be hopping right now with​ Blain being there. I'm sure that there are no tears just lots of smiles bouncing off our handsome young man. He had a contiguous smile beautiful eyes and amazing personality.. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. RIP SWEET ANGEL BLAIN. YOUR HJ FAMILY HAS YOU IN THEIR PRAYERS.


  • Ronnie & Jeanie Shelton

    05 March 2018 at 03:45 | #

    We feel your pain, and just wanted to send our love across the mikes to you at this difficult time of Blain’s passing.


  • Ronda Hamm Thomas & Family

    05 March 2018 at 03:30 | #

    May you feel the prayers of all that are spoken for your family during this difficult time and may they bring you comfort.


  • Debbie & Richard Mobley

    05 March 2018 at 03:17 | #

    Heavenly Father, Please wrap your loving arms around Mical, Wyndi, Kenedy, Kamryn and extended family, Please fill their hearts with Your love and precious memories of Blain. Let them be comforted with knowing that many are praying for them and love them dearly. In Your Name AMEN



    05 March 2018 at 03:04 | #

    Dear Mical, Wyndi, Kenedy, Kamryn and extended family, We are so very sorry to hear of Blain's passing. What a fine young man you have raised, handsome, smart, talented and loved by all. He has left a wonderful legacy behind, he has affected so many lives, Just know that he will be with you always. You and your family are very loved.


  • Alicia Hughes

    05 March 2018 at 01:55 | #

    Continuous prayers for your family! Our hearts are with you!


  • Laura Riddle

    05 March 2018 at 01:52 | #

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Know you’re whole community is mourning with you. Parents should never have to let go of their children. We are so sorry for your loss.


  • Paul and Mary Ellen Hanusa

    05 March 2018 at 01:10 | #

    Praying for God's strength to carry you through this difficult time. The Heaven's just received a new star.... one that will continue to light up your life until you see each other again.


  • Alyso. Sloan

    05 March 2018 at 00:23 | #

    Prayers for the entire family at this difficult time.


  • Terri Mathews

    05 March 2018 at 00:14 | #

    Wyndi, My heart breaks for you and your family. I pray that you will feel God’s presence and that He will bring you comfort and peace as you remember the sweet memories you have a Blain. Hugs!


  • Nikki, Logan, and Brayden

    05 March 2018 at 00:11 | #

    May God give you peace in your time of such great loss. You are all in our prayers. God be with you!


  • Roy and I are lifting up all the family in our prayers. Our church family, Cuero United Methodist Church, is also. Prayers for comfort and peace in your hearts.

    05 March 2018 at 00:07 | #

    Prayers for all the family.


  • Judi and Ronnie Benoit

    04 March 2018 at 23:43 | #

    God rest his dear soul and send strength, love and comfort, to all who love Blaine and his wonderful family.


  • Lisa Kethley

    04 March 2018 at 23:16 | #

    My prayers are with all of the family. May peace be spread over you.


  • Caren and Rob LeMaster

    04 March 2018 at 23:14 | #

    Praying for comfort and healing for all of the family and friends of Blain. Words cannot express how sorry we are for your loss. He had an awesome, loving family.... that , I know for sure!


  • Brody Fontenot

    04 March 2018 at 23:06 | #

    Sorry for your loss . I know he’s with Jesus now and in good hands. From Brody


  • Christie Britten Cure and Family

    04 March 2018 at 22:37 | #

    Wyndi, Mical and Family...... we are so very sorry for your loss. May God provide comfort in the weeks, days, hours and down to each minute ahead .... I know at this time there is no way to understand. I pray you find strength in knowing His revelation one day as you mourn the passing and celebrate the life of your son, As believers, we know Blain is now in the arms and presence of the Lord.... God bless all of you and his friends and extended family as well.


  • Michelle Schneider

    04 March 2018 at 20:09 | #

    We loved watching Blain playfor Rice and keeping up with him and your entire family on Facebook. We are so very sorry for your loss.. Lifting your sweet family in prayer now and in the coming week, months and years to come. God Bless all of you. Michelle Schneider and family.


  • June Jordan

    04 March 2018 at 19:45 | #

    We are so deeply sorry for your loss. Blain will always be in the hearts of everyone who knew him. He has the admiration of more people than he ever knew. He will never be forgotten by his friends and community. Love and prayers to the entire Padgett /Marsh families as well as all his friends, Hawk and Owl family. Blain you will be GREATLY missed. God Bless and keep all that are left behind.


  • Stephanie Forrester

    04 March 2018 at 19:14 | #

    My prayers and condolences are with you


  • Pam and David Dunivant

    04 March 2018 at 19:03 | #

    Blain was a funny, kind, sweet, and smart Giraffaroo! I remember before school began and I was working in my classroom and Wendi you stopped by and stood in the doorway and said" You are going to have my Blain in your class this year." What a blessing he was! I cherish every memory I have of that sweet 5 year old that grew into a wonderful man.. I was there when he signed with Rice, he was an amazing example of what a every college would want. , David remembers what a fine young man Blain's Dad was in high school when he coached him. Kenedy, you are sunshine. Blain will always be with you. We will pray for all of you to feel God's love. Blain will forever be in our hearts, love him an infinite amount forever.


  • Andrew Saldana

    04 March 2018 at 18:23 | #

    So deeply sorry for your loss. We’ve been thinking of your beautiful family ever since we heard. Hoping for peace, love healing and acceptance.


  • Lorna Durmon Angelo

    04 March 2018 at 18:10 | #

    Thoughts and prayers for your family and friends during this difficult time. ❤️


  • Cristy Oliver

    04 March 2018 at 17:44 | #

    I can't even imagine! My thoughts and prayers are with you and the whole family.


  • Derek Armstrong

    04 March 2018 at 17:38 | #

    So very sorry to The Padgett family. Such a special young man. Praying for you all.


  • Gail Loftin (Davis)

    04 March 2018 at 16:49 | #

    Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. I pray that God surrounds you with his Love. I pray that the love of your family and friends bring you comfort and strength in the days ahead of you.


  • Julia Wiley

    04 March 2018 at 15:23 | #

    Carole and Dickie, Don and I are so saddened to hear of the loss of your grandson. May the Lord give you a peace that passes all understanding. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.


  • Theresa Hood Myers

    04 March 2018 at 13:50 | #

    God please wrap your loving arms around this family and give them the strength that is needed get through this difficult time. My love and prayers are with you.


  • Elaine Beard

    04 March 2018 at 04:22 | #

    Your family has been on my heart and in my prayers all day. So incredibly sorry for the loss of this fine young man.


  • Gerry Kirkland

    03 March 2018 at 20:36 | #

    My heart is saddened. Thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May God give you strength and wrap His arms around you and that you will know you are love.


  • Susan McDonald

    03 March 2018 at 19:53 | #

    Keeping you family in my heart and prayers.


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