It is with great sadness that the family of Walter Ithell Payne announce his passing at Bluewater Health on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the age of 81.  Beloved husband of Sheila (Riley) Payne.  Loving father of David (Beth) Payne and Robert Payne.  Dear brother of John Payne, Rob Payne, Sheila Morton and Ilene Fletcher all of England.  Predeceased by his sister Dorothea.  Cremation has taken place.  At Walter’s request no services will be held.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the ALS Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Charity of your choice. Memories and condolences may be sent online at


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