Graveside service for James Payne, 71, of Chickasha will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Cement Cemetery under the direction of the Fletcher Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Payne passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 in Lawton, OK at the age of 71.
James Doyle Payne was born August 29, 1946 in Searcy, Arkansas to Deward and Vera Hope (Duncan) Payne. He graduated from Cement High School in 1964. James worked for 3KB Transportation for over 25 years until retiring in 2016. James was an avid NASCAR fan. After moving to Chickasha to live with his sister, James attended Southern Oaks Church of Christ.
He is survived by 1 son, James Payne Sr. and his wife Roni, of OKC; 2 daughters: Hope Lovelace and her husband Trapper, of Carnegie and Charity Payne of OKC; 1 brother, Earnie Payne and his wife Cindy, of Florida; 1 sister, Sharon Page and her husband Don, of Chickasha; 8 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Deward and Vera Payne; 1 sister, Dorothy Lankister; and an infant daughter, Heather Faith Payne.
In lieu of flowers, you can make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society.
An Online Guestbook is available at FletcherAndElginFuneral.com.
Published on September 22, 2017