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PAYNE, ROY BARTON, 73, passed away peacefully with his family at his side, Monday February 8, 2010 at Sacred Heart Village.

He was born in Louisville and was a journeyman cement mason with Local # 694 for 55 years.

He was a member of Shively Baptist Church and a member of Robinson Masonic Lodge # 266 F&AM.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, LaVerne (Freitag) Payne; his daughters, Lynda (Payne) Payne (Ken) and Dr. Sandra Payne-Rakutt (Dr. John); his grandchildren, Jonathan Payne, David Payne, and Lillian Rakutt; his sisters, Martha Hubbard and Mary Casey; his brother, John Smith and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Hwy, with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Visitation: Wednesday 2-8 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy: WHAS Crusade for Children.

The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to Dr. Patrick Murphy, the nurses, and staff at Sacred Heart Village for their compassion and excellent care.

Published in The Courier-Journal on February 9, 2010