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James was born on May 11, 1937 and passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

James was a resident of Ironton, Ohio at the time of passing.

Mr. Payne attended Andis Schools and was a machinist for Dayton Malleable and a research machinist for Ashland Oil; also he was a contract painter for over 40 years.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by daughter: Kimberly Whaley; granddaughter: Elizabeth Whaley; sister: Doris Gillett He is survived by three sons: James A. (Tracy) Payne of Midland, Michigan, John (Nancy) Payne of Ironton, and Donnie Miller of Worthington, KY; three daughters: Brenda (Philip) Fields of Russell, KY, Gail Campbell and Cheri Smith both of Flatwoods, KY; fourteen grandchildren, thirty-nine great-grandchildren and fifteen great-great grandchildren; and his favorite pet Bowie Funeral service will be 1:00 P.M., Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Tracy Brammer-Monroe Funeral Home, 518 South Sixth Street, Ironton, Ohio with Pastor Jim Payne officiating. Burial will follow in Aid Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, November 22, 2019, 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., at the funeral home.