David D. Payne, 71, of Batesville died Oct. 30, 2019.
He was born in Batesville on Nov. 2, 1947, to Sammie J. Payne and Vernice (Nelson) Payne Johnson.
David was a strong-willed man and an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish, and ride four-wheelers. He was a hardworking man that worked at ConAgra for 27 years and loved spending time with his friends.
He is survived by one son, David E. Payne (Christine) of Tinley Park, IL; one brother, Danny Payne (Kristi) of Horseshoe Bend, AR; and three grandchildren, Josephine Payne, David Payne, and Macaila Britton.
David is preceded in death by his parents.
Honorary pallbearers are Ralph Meyers, Harold Jacobs, and Rusty Humzeker.
Graveside services will be Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Barnes Cemetery in Bethesda.
Visitations will be at the Roller-Crouch Funeral Home in Batesville from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. prior to the service.