Anthony Tony Payne 67, of Bellefontaine, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
He was born Feb. 16, 1950, in Bellefontaine, a son of James C. and Yuriasan (Edwards) Payne.
He was a 1969 graduate of Bellefontaine High School and worked as a funeral home assistant in Bellefontaine, West Liberty and Lima with over 20 years of service. Survivors include his brothers Rick (Dee Hassel) Payne, Jeff (Joetta Spain) Payne; two nieces and one nephew.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Jocelyn K. Payne Brown; brother, Jimmy Payne; nephew Eric Payne; grandparents, Donald and Frances Payne.
A gathering of family and friends will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at Jennings Farley & Seeley Funeral Home & Crematory, 5591 S. State Routt 68, West Liberty, OH 43357. Private burial will be in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Express condolences online at www.jenningsfarley.com.