Earnest “Carl” Payne, 84 of Hilltop, Little Bingamon Community, passed away early Monday, March 25, 2019 at United Hospital Center.
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He was born November 2, 1934 on Saltwell Rd. a son of the late Hilbert John and Nola Gay Good Payne.
Carl is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Edna Rose Deavers Payne. He is also survived by son, Carl Alan Payne of Little Bingamon; his daughters, Kimberly “Kim” Legette and her husband Tim of Charleston, SC; and Kathy “Kat” Headrick of Bridgeport; five grandchildren, Trista Haynes and her husband John; Krista Driggers and her husband Darren, all of Charleston, SC; Aaron Headrick; Caitlynn Headrick; and Connor Headrick all of Bridgeport; three great-grandchildren, Rhett Haynes; Sullivan Driggers; Sawyer Driggers; and one great-grandson on the way, Colton Haynes; his brothers, Kenneth Payne of Little Bingamon; and Lloyd Payne of Ohio; his sister, Jane Palmer, Ohio; two brothers-in-law, Harold Deavers of Mannington; and Joe Baldwin of Shinnston; his sister-in-law, Charlotte Payne of St. Louis; as well as several nieces and nephews and his dog, Romeo.
Carl was the oldest of nine children and went to work at an early age to help support his family. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Elenor Riblet; Sherri Deavers; and Gerri Baldwin; two brothers, Wayne Payne and John Payne.
Carl was a coal miner and retired from Blacksville No. 1 mines where he was a mechanic, electrician and welder. He was a member of the UMWA Local 1501. After retiring, Carl enjoyed yard selling, flea markets, and estate sales. He loved the outdoors and his family. You could always catch him running the roads or with his friends at the Shinnston McDonalds early in the morning. Carl will be missed by all and was loved and cherished by his family. He was protestant by faith.
The family will receive friends at Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St. Shinnston on Friday from 3-8 PM and 11 -1 PM on Saturday. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, March 30th at 1:00 PM with Pastors Brooks Lee Brown and Tom Brown. Interment will follow at the Mannington Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences can be extended to the family at www.perinefunerals.com
The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Payne family.