He was born Dec. 25, 1955, in Perry County, son of Merlin and Thelma Wilson Payne. He and JoAnn Riehn were married April 19, 1975.
Payne was a truck driver with Ozark Trucking.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Becky Zeigler and Betsy Pease of Perryville; four brothers, Merlin Payne of Powderly, Texas, David Payne of Highland, Mo., Johnny Payne of Fenton, Mo., Woodie Payne of Greenwood, S.C.; four sisters, Barbara Mays and Shirley Lievsay of Arnold, Mo., Patty Bauman of Auxvasse, Mo., Mary Byrd of Warrenton, Mo.; and two grandsons.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a grandson.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. until time of service Sunday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. A wake will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, with the Rev. Don Estes officiating.
The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Tom Anderson officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, Mo.