Maurice Lee Payne

Maurice Lee Payne

Mr. Maurice Lee Payne (Papa) age 86, passed away peacefully Sunday July 10, 2016 at his home. He was a member of Parkland Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Bertha Frances and daughter Teresa Ann (age 5), two sisters and one brother.

Mr. Payne is survived by his son, Greg (Gail) Payne; daughter, Charlotte (Larry) Johnson; three grandchildren, Sean (Tracey) Payne, Stephanie Payne, Jamie Dunn; seven great grandchildren; and three special nieces and nephew.

His sense of humor and love for his family and friends will be missed. He loved to watch Cincinnati Reds and U of K basketball with his family. He retired from Dupont after 32 years and began working Churchill Downs. He was known to take his granddaughter to the track when she was still in diapers.

The family would like to express our gratitude to the staff at Franciscan (Crystal, Amy, & Eugene) and also Ashley and Diane of Hosparus. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of contribution to the following: Dry Valley Baptist Church Building Fund (42 Dry Valley Church Lane, Irvington KY, 40146) and Hosparus (3532 Ephriam McDowell Drive, Louisville KY, 40205).

Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. (CST) Thursday July 14, 2016 at Dry Valley Baptist Church (42 Dry Valley Church Lane, Irvington KY, 40146) with burial in Dry Valley Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 - 8 p.m. (EST) Wednesday July 13, 2016 at Schoppenhorst, Underwood & Brooks Funeral Home (Preston Hwy and Brooks Rd) and beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church until time of service.

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