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March 9, 2014
Canton- Richard O. Payne age 87 of 328 Harvester, passed away at 8:45 AM Sunday January 20, 2013 at his home. He was born August 14, 1925 at Canton, the son of Stanley and Mary (Beoletto) Payne. He married Betty Butler on August 26, 1948 at Lewistown. She survives along with one son Ronald Payne of Canton. He was preceded in death by his parents. Richard was a lifelong farmer. He farmed between Norris and Fairview. He was a member of the Lewistown United Methodist Church. Richard was a 50 year member of the Farmington Lodge 192, a member of the Illinois Valley Scottish Rite, and the Mohammed Shrine of Peoria. He was a long time Red Cross Volunteer. Richard was a wonderful husband and father. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday January 23, 2013 at the Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Reverend Monroe Bailey officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the memorial home with a masonic service at 9:45 AM. Cremation will be accorded following services and burial of ashes will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at Lewistown at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Canton Red Cross. To send online condolences visit www.henrylange.com.