Loyd V. Padon died at home with family near Crescent City on September 2, 2017. He was 88. Mr Padon was born September 3, 1928 in Spring Lake,Texas. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1947-1950 and then moved from San Francisco to Northern California where he worked logging and as a heavy equipment operator for several companies until joining the U.S. Forest Service at Six Rivers National Forest Gasquet, where he worked for 26 yrs. He was also a forest fire fighter and fought fires in many states for many years.
Mr Padon is survived by his daughter Lisa Padon of Crescent City, sister Darlene Crydeman of Oregon, brothers Leon Padon Seattle, Washington, Troy Padon Grand Junction Colorado, Grand children Ayashe Padon of Crescent City, Elan and Callie Thibert of Sonoma, Carson,Connor and Cassidy Padon of Davis.
He is preceded in death by his ex-wife and dear friend Ella La France (2016) and two sons Daryl and Jerry Padon.
Mr Padon was not a religious man and there will be no service.
— Submitted by family