Robert Glenn Payton
- July 27, 1935 - June 24, 2012
- Independence, Missouri
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“BOB IM GLAD I GOT TO KNOW YOU IN MY YOUNGER DAYS, YOU SET A GOOD EXAMPLE FOR US BOYS IN SCOUTS...THESE TIMES SEEM LIKE YESTERDAY, BUT IM GLAD THEY...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: GEORGE L BROWN - INDEPENDENCE, MO
“We shared many years of memories from
working togeter at the Gas Service Co.
A great fellow to work with.
2 of 5 | Posted by: charlesmiller - appletoncity, MO
“Out thoughts and Prayers are with you all, we are deeply sorry we are unable to attend. Unfortunately having just gone through this ourselves we know...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Brian & Susan Merchant & Joan VanWagner - FL
“Donna Cates& Family,
You all have our prayers in this time of sorrow.
Joyce & Terry Slayton
4 of 5 | Posted by: Joyce & Terry Slayton - MO
“The passing of a loved one is never timely nor easy . . . So many things left unsaid so many things left undone but he will be in your hearts and...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Terry and Maureen Elton - Shawnee, KS
ROBERT GLENN PAYTON
Robert G. Payton, 77, of Independence, MO went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 24, 2012. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 at D.W. Newcomer's Sons, Floral Hills Chapel followed by a service at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be in floral Hills Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the Glenwood Park United Methodist Church.
Robert was born July 27, 1935 in Platte County, MO to Lloyd C. and Laura Mae (Price) Payton who preceded him in death, along with a brother, James Calvin Payton. He attended North Kansas City High School. Bob retired from Missouri Gas Energy in 1999 after 35 years from a job that he loved. He was a member of the Glenwood Park United Methodist Church for many years and served in many areas. He volunteered as a Youth Pal (reading program).
Bob was a Boy Scout Leader for many years, a member of the Tribe of Mic-O-Say and coached baseball and football. He loved all sports.
He leaves his wife, Della R. (Cecil) Payton, 4 children, Steve Payton, David Payton (Lana), Lloyd Payton(Martine), Gina Payton-Olmo, 8 grandchildren, Kendra Payton, Robbie Payton, Josh Payton, Samantha Campfield, Felipi Olmo, Alejandro Olmo, Joey Karl and Jacob Karl and many loving nieces and nephews.
He will be missed by many good friends and especially his beloved dog, Pumpkin.
Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.floralhillsfuneralhome.com
(Arr.: D.W. Newcomer's Sons, Floral Hills Chapel, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., KCMO 64133, (816) 353-1218)