Clavin Hoover Payne
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SHREVEPORT, LA- Calvin Hoover Payne, 85, left his earthly body Saturday February 23, 2013.
Services celebrating his life will be at Rose-Neath Southside Chapel Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 12:00 noon. Officiating will be Rev. Billy Franks, retired from Oakmont Church of God. Interment will follow at Forest Park St. Vincent Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Calvin (Hoover to some) was born December 31, 1927. Calvin served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. Calvin was multitalented. He was very personable, a great neighbor, and loved animals. He had been a mail carrier and clerk, oilfield man, and an oil and gas lease salesman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob B. Payne and Edith Mae Causey Payne Crawford and step-father, Rev. M.B. Crawford. He was also preceded in death by all his sisters, Eunice Payne Hughes, Maxey Payne Jones Coon, and Oma Payne Goins.
Calvin is survived by his son, Mike Payne; daughter, Melissa Payne Reid; granddaughters, Deni Reid Troxclair, Rene Reid Beaubouef, and Sierra Marie Payne; great-granddaughter, Cala Fay Troxclair; special niece, Tami Jones Watkins and husband, Charlie; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Dennis Reid, Todd Payne, Charlie Watkins, Ryan Bolton, and Ronnie Barnett.
Rose Neath Funeral Homes Inc. - Southside Chapel
2500 Southside Drive
Shreveport, LA 71118
Published in Shreveport Times on Feb. 25, 2013