Julian Eugene Payne

Julian Eugene Payne

Smithfield, VA
06.22.1931 - 03.23.2019
North Carolina
Served in the

Julian Eugene Payne, 87, of Smithfield, VA passed away on March 24, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late William Eugene Payne and Lizzie Ellen Payne and was predeceased by his wife Elouise Payne.

He served in the U.S. Navy and retired after twenty years. He also retired from the Newport News Shipyard. He was a member of the Isle of Wight Ruritan Club where he was known as Chief. He was a member of Benns United Methodist Church. 

He is survived by his daughter Judy P. Imdahl-King; and his son Michael E. Payne; three grandchildren Aaron J. Imdahl, Ashley N. Imdahl and Julian M. Payne; sisters, Annie Davis and Anges Joyner and brother Otis Payne; step children Danny Norris and Jerri Bailey.

The family will receive friends in the R.W. Baker     & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St. Suffolk on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 1:30 to 2:30.  Following the visitation family and friends will process to Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, 5310 Milners Road, Suffolk, VA for a 3 PM graveside funeral service with military honors conducted by Rev. Betsy Caudill. Condolences may be registered at RWBakeRFH.com.

Start Time
End Time

R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home
509 W Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States

Cemetery with full Military Honors
Start Time
End Time

Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery
5310 Milners Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States


We are so very sorry to hear of our friend, Chief, passing! We loved him! Our thoughts and prayers are with you !

Sheila and Darden Stallings

Our sincere sympathy to Julian's family. May God bless you with many sweet and precious memories of him! Kip & Myra Godwin, Tabor City, NC

Kip & Myra Godwin

Add new comment

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.