Peacefully at CEE Hospital, Petrolia, on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, Herb Payne passed away at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Dorothy J. (Dickenson) Payne. Loving father of Bill Payne, Patti (John) McCahill, Mary Payne and Judy (Mike) Pugsley. Proud grandfather of Jenny and Jamie McCahill, Eva Salehi and Wes Lindinger, Matt and Jimmy Pugsley and Andrew Payne. Great-grandfather of Sara and J.J. McCahill and Amaru Salehi. Dear brother of Edward Payne. Predeceased by his parents Carroll and Mildred Payne.
Herb was formerly involved with the Western Ontario Steamthreshers, Lambton Historical Society, Sarnia Rock and Fossil Club, London Road West United Church and Imperial Annuitant Club Sarnia Central. He was a proud retiree from Imperial Oil after 38 years of service. Herb will be sadly missed by his family and those who knew and loved him. Family and friends will be received on Friday, January 25, 2013, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2013, at Smith Funeral Home. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to CEE Hospital Foundation, Petrolia (cheques only at the funeral home please). http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca/