Billy Ray Payne, 73, of Dawson Springs, KY passed away at his home on Saturday, October 24, 2020.
He was born in Nortonville, KY on August 9, 1947 to the late Lawson and Anita Payne.
Mr. Payne was of the Baptist faith; he had served in the United States Army and was a Vietnam veteran; had worked at Peabody Coal Mine as a coal miner; and had retired from Green River Correctional Facility where he worked as a Correctional Officer.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Troy Payne, his brothers, and his sisters.
Mr. Payne is survived by wife, Patsy Payne of Dawson Springs, KY; two children: Kim Queen and her husband, Jeff, of Evansville, IN and Bill Payne and his wife, Misty, of Dawson Springs, KY; several bonus children; thirteen grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 4:00 PM at the Dawson Springs Community Center in Dawson Springs, KY
Visitation will be on Sunday, November 1, 2020 from 1:00pm until service time at the Dawson Springs Community Center in Dawson Springs, KY.
Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences can be made at www.reidwaltersfh.com.
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