James Ryan "Opie" Padgett is a native Tennessean who has worked in funeral service since the age of 16. He graduated from John A. Gupton College in 2001 where he received the nickname "Opie." A licensed funeral director and embalmer for years, Ryan joined the Dignity family in 2006 and has held various roles within the organization. He currently resides in the Una community of Nashville. He enjoys traveling, history, arts and time with his family.
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