William Earl (Billy) Payton, Jr. age 68 of Horse Cave passed away Monday, April 23, 2012 at Caverna Memorial Hospital.
He was a Hart County native, retired as Vice President of Midway Wholesale Company in Horse Cave. He was a member of Horse Cave Baptist Church. He was a past member of the Bearwallow Masonic Lodge # 231 and the Caverna Jaycees.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Rachel Anderson Payton.
wife of 52 years, Barbara
3 children, William (Bill) Earl Payton, III and wife Pam of Cave City
Phillip Whitney Payton of Horse Cave
Jennifer Payton Burton and husband Lowell of Goodlettsville, Tn.
5 grandchildren, Christy Payton, Kate Payton, Hannah Payton, Emma Burton and Jake Burton
1 great-grandchild, Skylar Stockton
3 sisters: Dorothy Stinson and husband John T. of Horse Cave
Marie Caudill and husband Gordon of Auburn, Ky.
Connie Doyle and husband Brian of Newton, Georgia
brother-in-law, Bill Bryant of Cincinnati Ohio
sister-in-law, Patricia Wilson of Elizabethtown, Ky.
There will be no visitation prior to the Celebration of Life.
A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, April 29, 2012 from 2PM - 4PM at the Cave City Convention Center.
Arrangements are under the direction of Winn Funeral Home.