In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Payne.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Catherine Irene Payne; son, Mike (Cindy) Payne; daughters, Gail (Mike) Edge, Alicia (Bill) Payne, and Kay (Mark) Cambron; grandchildren, Karissa (Jaime) Morris, Austin (Josie) Edge, Hannah Payne, Cassidy Payne, Dakota (Ariel) Edge, Haley Payne, Weston Payne, Allison Payne, and Isabella Cambron; 8 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Carl (Dottie) Payne and Bernard (Mona) Payne; two sisters, Linda (Gene) Howard and Mary Hodgkins.
Services will be on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 10:00am at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church. Visitation will be on Sunday, May 8, 2022 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at Cecil Funeral Home in Whitesville with prayers at 4:30pm and after 9:00am on Monday at the funeral home. Entombment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery with military honors.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hope Lodge, 2008 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203 and The Heartford House, 3419 Wathens Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301.