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R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel
Friday September 24th, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm

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Billy Homer Payne

Billy Homer Payne, 78, of Wakefield, VA passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at Louise Obici Hospital in Suffolk, VA. Born April 27, 1943, in McDowell County, WV, he was the son of the late Hobert and Florence Viars Payne. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Carol Mullins Payne on June 17, 2002, his brother Gene Payne on December 6, 2010.

Billy enlisted in the Army in 1961 and was stationed in Germany. After his return to the states he moved to Hopewell, VA and worked until his retirement at Firestone. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors.

Left to cherish his memory include his son Caleb Aaron Payne of Wakefield, VA; granddaughter, Skyler Davis of Chesapeake, VA; sister Sharon Ward (Glenn Aster) of Grundy, VA; brother Troy Payne of Brooksville, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Friday, September 24, 2021, from 6-7 PM at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Grundy, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.

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Jevonne Sep 23 2021 3:28 AM


I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you your aunt , uncle and Skyler are in my thoughts during the difficult and different days ahead.

Jessica Moore Sep 22 2021 3:14 PM