Linwood Aaron Payne, of Marshall, passed away peacefully July 18, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, father, and brother.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 51 years, Marcia Jo Payne; his children, Chris Payne, Michael “Mickey” Payne and Sally Price. He was the loving grandfather of Shenandoah Brashears and her husband Jeffrey Brashears and Fleischer Payne. He is also survived by many aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews and a host of extended family.
Mr. Payne had many hobbies, including working on his classic cars and helping his friends and sons with their race cars, which competed at local race tracks. He also gave the love and support to his sons to march to the beat of their own drum, even though sometimes he couldn’t hear the drum. He also enjoyed long rides on country roads. He always found time to help the neighborhood kids. He worked 42 years as a heavy equipment operator for Virginia Concrete.
A viewing will be held at 5 p.m. Friday July 26, at Royston funeral home in Marshall. The service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday July 27, at the funeral home. Internment will be in the family cemetery at 10467 Vernon Mills Trail Marshall.
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