Edward Allen Payton

Born: Tue., Aug. 27, 1963
Died: Wed., Jun. 24, 2020


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Jun. 29, 2020
Location: Frist Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Tue., Jun. 30, 2020
Location: Frist Funeral Home

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Edward Allen Payton, of Rockville, passed away at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.
He was born in Clinton on August 27, 1963, to  Kate Rigsby and Edward Payton.
Ed was a family man.  He enjoyed spending time with his kids and grandkids.  He loved hunting and being outside.  He was a retired plumber.  During his retirement he spent a lot of time serving in different areas.  He worked youth camps and enjoyed taking pictures at sporting events.  He was a South Vermillion Sports fan and was the photographer for the Wildcat Wrestling team.  Ed always had a smile on his face and was always willing to help others.
Ed was a member of the New Life Family Church.  He also was a member of Rangeline Conservation.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Kate Rigsby and step-father, Dennis Bynum.
Survivors include his father, Ed (Jackie) Payton; his sons, Shaun (Hope) Payton of Marshall, IL, Jason (Sarah) Payton of Clinton,and Arin Witherell of Rockville;  daughters, Nicole (Michael) Bush of Clinton and Andrea Witherell of Terre Haute; brothers, Tony (Sheri) Payton, Bill (Misty) Payton, Shawn Bynum, and Dennis Bynum; sisters, Jessie (John) Iacoli and Mary (Bill) Blue; 6 grandchildren, Austin, Eli, Hannah, Jake, Blake, and Broxton.
Visitation for Ed will be on Monday, June 29, 2020 from 4 to 8 pm at Frist Funeral Home in Clinton.  Funeral services will be on Tuesday, June 30, at 10 am at the funeral home with Pastor Shaun Farley officiating.  Burial will follow at Spangler Cemetery at Blanford.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Ed Payton scholarship fund.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to www.fristfuneralhome.com

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