Charles W. Payne (1935-2010)
Charles W. Payne, 74, of Ashland, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010, in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital.
He was born April 18, 1935, in Russell. He was a trainmaster for 42 years with the CSX Railroad and was of the Baptist faith. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Malvry Vanderpool Payne.
Surviving are his wife, Loretta Brown Payne of Ashland; sons Charles E. (Kay) Payne of Lexington, Ky., Timothy (Hylane) Payne of St. Petersburg, Fla.; David K. Payne of Burnaugh, Ky., and Charles K. (Diana) Smith of Westwood, Ky.; daughters Lynn Ann (Greg) Burnett of Grayson and Dr. Penny (David) Crain of Elizabethtown, Ky.; a brother, Aurdrean (Darlene) Payne of West Virginia; 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; and a little hairy friend, Sammy.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12 at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods by Chris Hammons. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.