Cortus Patterson Payton
PAYTON, CORTUS PATTERSON, 85, passed away at the Robley Rex, VA Medical Center.
A native of Oneonta, AL, he was a retired pipefitter for DuPont, a Navy veteran of World War II and a Methodist by faith. He was chief steward of Union, VFW Post 6th district commander and past post commander of Iroquois Post #6182. He was a member of Plumb Lodge # 862.
He was preceded in death by his wives, Bernadine and Patsy; and a daughter, Alice Jane Beam.
Survivors include his sisters, Edith Bray and LuAnn Quiggins; son-in-law, Roy Beam; three grandsons; and seven great-grandchildren.
His funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Hwy. Burial in Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-8 p.m. on Friday.
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