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Joseph Thomas Payne

January 16, 1945 ~ March 24, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Joseph Payne Obituary

Joseph Thomas Payne, 79, of Hartford, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2024, at his home. He was born on January 16, 1945, in Knottsville, Kentucky to the late Henry Spalding and Anna Regina Head Payne. Joe attended McHenry Baptist Church, he worked in maintenance at Commonwealth Aluminum, and he was a proud member of the United Steel Workers Union Local #9443. He loved dancing, golfing, fishing, camping and snow birding in Florida.

Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Payne and William Payne and one sister, Linda C. Payne.

He leaves behind to cherish many memories, his wife, Diane Daugherty Casey Payne; three children, Derrick (Tamera-Lyn) Payne, Donna Payne and Stephanie (James) Henderson; three stepchildren, Vincent (Shannon) Casey, Tony (Jenny) Casey and Amy (Jeremy) Phelps; one brother, Anthony Payne and one sister, Thelma Hinton. Joe was blessed with six grandchildren, Autumn, Danielle, Colton, Telah, Carmyn and Logan and several great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 PM on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Minister Derrick Payne officiating. Friends may visit with Joe’s family from 10 A.M. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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March 27, 2024

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

Funeral Service
March 27, 2024

1:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320


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