Donald Ray Payne

July 9, 1956 ~ July 25, 2017 (age 61)

Donald Ray Payne, 61, of Scottsville, KY passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at the Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital in Bowling Green.  The Franklin, KY native was a farmer and son of the late Arys Andrew Payne and Allie Irene Richardson Payne. 


He is survived by his wife:  Carol Payne, Scottsville, KY; 

​2 sons:  Donald Scott Payne and Anthony Ray "Tony" Payne (Myranda Ward), all of Scottsville, KY; 

1 daughter:  Sharon Payne (Sam Williams), Scottsville, KY; 

​6 brothers:  Andy Payne (Cathy Neighbors) and Jimmy Payne (Peggy), all of Bowling Green, KY; Larry Payne (Sabrina), Scottsville, KY; Greg Payne (Elaine), Oakland, KY; Tommy Payne (Judy), Brownsville, KY and Jeff Payne (Jennifer), Hardyville, KY; 

​4 sisters:  Faye Abbott, Franklin, KY; Cathy Payne; Vicki Rodriguez (Josh) and Rosemary Payne (Bill Tardy), all of Bowling Green, KY;

​8 grandchildren:  Jayln Payne, Kaylee Williams, LeeAndre Williams, Kaitlynn Pridy, Blaine Payne, Sierra Payne, Abby Payne and Aiden Payne; 

1 great grandchild:  Phoenix Shannon. 


​Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Goad Funeral Home with burial in Fairview Cemetery.   Visitation will be after 2:00 p.m. Friday at Goad Funeral Home.  Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations for funeral expenses.  Donations may be made at Goad Funeral Home. 

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