Richard L. Payne

Richard Lee Payne, 81, of Wayne City, Illinois passed away from complications following heart valve replacement at 7:07 P.M. November 23, 2018 at Christian Hospital Northeast in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was born May 17, 1937 in Wayne County, Illinois to the late Maynard and Mary Jane (Green) Payne. Richard married Jacque (House) Payne on August 19, 1967 at Saint Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois. They were blessed with 51 years of marriage.

A Visitation will be held Monday, November 26, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Keenes Missionary Baptist Church in Keenes,  Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Keenes Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Marty Lamp officiating.  Interment will follow at Thomason Cemetery.

Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit for further information.