David Earl Payton

  • Born: August 21, 1945
  • Died: December 11, 2019
  • Location: Sacramento, Kentucky

Tucker Funeral Home

113 North Third Street
Central City, KY 42330

Tel. 270.754.1551

Tribute & Message From The Family

SACRAMENTO - David Earl Payton, 74, passed away in peace, surrounded by loved ones, on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at Baptist Health in Madisonville. He was born August 21, 1945, in Bremen to the late Truman and Eva Dean Payton. David was a beloved husband and father. He was a member of Sacramento Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was a cherished friend and member of the community. He was a hard working man all his life, working alongside his father and brothers in the log woods as a young man. He retired from Alcan Aluminum after a 36 year-long career. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother James Ray "Red" Payton.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Axtell Payton; sons Steven Payton and Eric (Jennifer) Payton; grandsons Zachary and Tomas; and siblings Otis (Rita) Payton, Margaret "Sissy" Hickerson, Gary Don (Doris) Payton, Charles "Cotton" (Mary Ann) Payton, and Keith (Rebecca) Payton.

Funeral services will be Saturday, December 14, 2019, at 11:00AM at Sacramento Cumberland Presbyterian Church, with Bro. Kevin Brantley officiating. Burial in Sacramento Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5-8PM at the church and Saturday after 9:00AM at the church. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Manse Fund, Sacramento Cumberland Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 257, Sacramento, KY 42372. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.