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“Linda so sorry about David, sending prayers for you and your family Didn't hear about David until today, sorry I wasn't there for you ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Linda Ellis - Owensboro, KY

“Steve(Bubba)and I first met David and Linda when our friend Steve Payton took us and we rode down on our motorcycles and we stayed with them. David...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Lesley Hare - Cincinnati, OH

“David was a great friend and work mate at Alcan . Many good memory's,we worked at the river he always had that smile ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Tim Johns Johns - Robards, KY

“I am sorry he has passed. Linda he is enjoying his life with Jesus now. He is no longer suffering. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Beverley Evans - Sacramento, KY

“Eric & Family:I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. I send my deepest condolences to you and your family at this time.Leslie (Whyte) Martin ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Leslie Martin - Atlanta, GA

“So sorry for your loss. Got to know David some years ago when Eric and Sean played high school sports. Also knew him well from work. Great guy!! ...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Tom Blades - Island, KY

“I am so sorry for your loss. David was always wonderful to me and I know he will be greatly missed. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Linda Hogue Widener - Cincinnati, OH

“Many thoughts and prayers are with you all. David was a very nice person. Always enjoyed chatting with him at the ballfield. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Kerensa and Chris Pate - Utica, KY

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