ARCHIE M. PAYNE
June 5, 1927 – August 16,2017
Archie Melling Payne, 90, of the Gull Rock Community in Hyde County died in Washington on Wednesday evening, August 16, 2017 after a period of declining health.
Born in Hyde County, June 5, 1927, he was the son of the late Warren Benjamin and Etha Amelia Mason Payne. He was married to Frances Steen Payne who preceded him in death.
Archie spent a life time working on the water as he spent his time crabbing and he worked for a long number of years with Etheridge Oil and Gas in Engelhard. He served his country during World War II in the U. S. Navy.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the family plot in Brooks Cemetery in Gull Rock. Steve Bryan and Sam Eburn will officiate.
Surviving are a son, Leroy M. Payne and Linda Levrette of Washington; two daughters, Lucille P. Lassiter and husband, Ronnie of Gasburg, VA and Ann P. O’Neal and husband, George of Buxton; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a son, Archie M. Payne, Jr.; siblings, Alton Payne, Elvin Payne, Nellie Harris, Esther Powell and Cora Lee Nobles.
The family will receive friends at Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.
Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter
Saturday August 19th, 2017
5:00pm - 7:00pm
119 Main Street
Swan Quarter, NC 27885
Brooks Family Cemetery
Sunday August 20th, 2017
29 Mt. Pleasant Village Road
Engelhard, NC 27824
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Vickie Burrus lit a candle on Aug 21 2017 11:45:50 AM
To the family ofMr. Archie I am just now reading of his passing. Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss. I,work with him for a number of years for,the Etheridge family. You dad was a very very kind man.I loved him dearly. If I lived,in Hyde Co.I would surely love to payed my last respect.But I am in Wake Co. Again my sincere sympathy.
Submitted by Virginia Mackey on Aug 21 2017 10:03:15 AM
Our sweet Dad...you were a shining star for all to see and was loved by so many...Rest in Peace
Submitted by Ann and George on Aug 19 2017 10:54:27 PM
You will be missed, Uncle Archie. Loved you dearly. Alice P. Thompson
Submitted by Alice Powell Thompson on Aug 18 2017 03:30:00 PM
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