Lowell R. Payne, 81, of Perry Park passed peacefully at home on October 7, 2020. He was born in Stringtown, WV., on November 26, 1938 to the late Columbus Jerald Payne and Samantha Ellen Mullins Payne. He was preceded in death by his parents, his bother Willie Ray Payne and sister Hester Anglin.
Lowell is survived by his wife of 62 years, Beulah Bailey Payne, sons David Allan Payne (Shelagh McGuire) and Kenneth Jerald Payne (Susan Hagan), grandchildren Jessica (Stephen) Hammer, Helen (Jen) Boatwright, Tom (Andrea) Payne, Megan, Emily, Sophia, and Eleanor Payne, and two great-grandchildren Will and Annabel Hammer. He is also survived by his brother, Charles (Helen) Payne, and sister-in-law, Norma Payne (Bill) Holcomb, three nieces and two nephews.
Lowell was a 1957 graduate of Iaeger High School and retired from the Federal Government. After moving to Kentucky, he was active with the Fortitude 47 F & AM Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed doing things with his sons outdoors and being out on the farm.
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Arrangements have been entrusted with the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home.
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