Bobby Lee Payne, age 77, of Burnsville, died Thursday, August 16, 2018, at his home. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Cleter and Mary McCurry Payne. He was also preceded in death by a brother: Eugene Payne. Bobby loved carp fishing, breakfast with the “boys” at Lil Smokys and especially the family pets, Bear, Wolfe and Beck. He was retired from Glen Raven Mills.
He is survived by his wife: Karen; sons: Lonny and Mike (Tanna); and one grandson: Colton Payne, all of Burnsville.
A memorial service will be held at 11AM Saturday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. His nephew, Rev. David Payne, will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the Yancey County Humane Society, 982 Cane River School Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.
Yancey County Humane Society
962 Cane River School Road, Burnsville NC 28714