Mr. Payne was born July 5, 1934 in East Lynn, Missouri, the son of Franklin Merle Payne and Emma Louise Feeback.
He was the owner and operator of C.M. Payne Tree Care, Inc. for over 52 years.
He was a member of the Winchester Elks Lodge #867; Winchester Moose #1283; and the Natural Arborist Society.
He was the loving father and Papaw Buddy to two daughters, Lynn Harvey of TN and her daughter, Stephanie and son, Chad and Tracy Payne of VA and her son, Grant; three sons, David Payne of OK and his two daughters, Catherine and Rachael, Steve Payne and his wife, Debbie of VA and their three daughters, Windy, Emilee and Natalie, and Weston Payne and his wife, Sally of GA and their two daughters, Lindsey and Sydney; and five great grandchildren, Archer, Beau, Molly, Mason, and Lilly.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 P. M. Friday, March 23, 2012 at Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, Berryville. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery, Loudoun County, VA.
Pallbearers will be James Longerbeam, Todd Longerbeam, Eric Kaiser, Tom Matthews, Chad Harvey and Grant Payne-Moon.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 P. M. Thursday evening at the funeral home.
Memorial contribution may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2654 Valley Ave., Suite B, Winchester, VA 22601.
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