Funeral services for Melvin D. Padgett, 65, of North Vernon were conducted Thursday, May 2, 2013 at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services with the Rev. Jim Terry officiating. Pallbearers were Ron J. and Steven Hacker, Mark Keller, Mark Kuntz and Mauricio and Venancio Ramirez. Burial was in the Vernon Cemetery with members of Matt Hester Post #2021 providing military graveside rites. Mr. Padgett died April 28, 2013 at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital.