Richard Michael 50 departed this Life April 29, 2021 after a brief illness. He was born in Beaufort, South Carolina, to Michael and Paula Padrick. After graduating high school, Rich earned his Journeyman Plumber License and worked for Miami-Dade County School Maintenance Department. Rich played the saxophone and enjoyed surfing and fishing among other hobbies, as well as his love for the Florida Everglades. Rich is survived by his parents and his life partner, Darlene Ward. He will always be loved and known as "Pops" by Asher Ward. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, May 16, 2021 from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M at Joseph A. Scarano Pines Memorial Chapel-9000 Pines Boulevard Pembroke Pines, Florida 33024. 954-438-8222. Please keep the Padrick family in your prayers. The Joseph A. Scarano Pines Memorial Chapel is Honored to assist the Padrick family with the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Friends of the Everglades.