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James Ray “Jimbo” Payne

James Ray “Jimbo” Payne

1950-2020

James Ray “Jimbo” Payne, 69, of Stanford, KY passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2020. Born on September 2, 1950 in Lebanon Junction, KY to the late Emery Duke Payne, Sr. and Doris Karnes Payne. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy and an original member of American Legion Post #345.

Survivors include a brother, Emery Duke Payne, Jr. of Crab Orchard, KY; a sister, Flora Elizabeth Bailey (Leslie) of Stanford, KY; special niece, Doris McKinney (Donnie) of Danville, KY and several other nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald Alfred Payne and David Allen Payne.

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date with burial following at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Full Military Honors will be performed by Caswell Saufley Post #18.

Honorary Pallbearers are David Reik, Jon Smith, Roger Reeves, Colby Reik, Austin Reik, Robert Denny and Leslie Bailey.