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Barry Hugh Payne, 66, a native of Fredericksburg, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at the Nathan Adelson Hospice Center in Las Vegas.
Barry was born Feb. 3, 1947, to Willard A. Payne and Dorothy Bay Payne. After graduating from James Monroe High School in 1967, Barry joined the U.S. Air Force. He met his future wife while stationed at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada and resided in Las Vegas for the remainder of his life. After serving in the Air Force for 10 years, he joined the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, retiring after 30 years of service.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Dona, and daughter Sheri. Survivors include his loving wife of 13 years, Edna, daughters Debra C. Payne and Alexandria Williamson, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren, all of Las Vegas. His Virginia family includes a sister, Debra P. Thompson, brother-in-law Douglas A. Thompson, niece Amy R. Williams and nephew Jeremy C. Thompson, all of Stafford County; as well as cousins, aunts and uncles.
A service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at Palm Mortuary, North Las Vegas.
Online condolences may be offered at PalmMortu