Glendon Daryl Payne, 54, died of natural causes during his sleep at his home in Nashville on Jan. 9, 2023. He was born in Barren County, the son of the late Russell Payne and Ruth Arterburn Payne, who survives.
He was a 1986 graduate of Barren County High School and a 1995 graduate of Western Kentucky University.
He was employed as an accountant at Centerstone Mental Health Service in Nashville and was well respected by those with whom he worked.
Daryl was an avid fan of both UK and WKU athletics. He loved the Smoky Mountains, Renfro Valley, the Lincoln Jamboree, and flea markets. He always looked forward to spending Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays with his family. He had a kind heart and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his companion of 17 years, Pamela McMurry. He is survived by his daughter, Leah Nicole Payne; her mother, Adria Harris; a half brother, Gary Doyel, and wife Ann of Barren County, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, and cousins.
He was of the Baptist faith.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Or a graveside service will be held at Poplar Log Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to a church or charity of your choice or to Poplar Log Cemetery (c/o Gerry Bowman, 530 Poplar Grove Road, Summer Shade, KY 42166)
Nashville Cremation Center is honored to be entrusted with handling Mr. Payne's arrangements. Please visit his tribute page to leave a thoughtful note for the family.