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William E. (Billy) Payne


10/17/1953 - 05/04/2015 Obituary
William E. (Billy) Payne Obituary
After a vicious 7 month fight with Cancer, Billy Payne, 61 with family by his side went to be with our Lord and Savior on May 4. 2015. He was a lifelong resident of Bakersfield. He was the President of Leonard Payne and Son Trucking Co Inc, a company which his father founded the year he was born. Billy had been a long time member of Bakersfield New Life Center.
Graveside Services will be held on May 9, 2015 at 10:00am at Hillcrest Cemetery. Billy was born Oct 17, 1953 in Bakersfield Ca to Anna and Leonard (Bill) Payne.
He was preceded in death by his father Leonard. He is survived by his mother Anna Payne, his wife Janice, his son William A. Payne (Sara), his sisters Ann Whitington and Shirley Kirkendall.
He is also survived by his extended family, Shana Hernandez (Ismael), Chad Bryant (Sunny), and 8 grandchildren.
A special thanks to Hoffman Hospice who was there to help through this trying time.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on May 7, 2015
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