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Payton, L. D. “Pops”

Personal Information
Last Name Payton
First Name L.
Middle Name D. "Pops"
Maiden Name
Death Date 01/20/2022
Birth Date 05/22/1931
Obituary Source Carlisle Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville, Indiana
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Cemetery Truelove Church Cemetery, Martin County
Family Information
Spouse Payton, Dorothy "Dot" (Shearer)
Survived By Son, Rev. Dennis (Tammy) Payton; daughter, Leslee D. Payton; grandsons, Rev. Andrew D. (Leslie) Payton and Rev. Daniel L. (Sarah) Payton; great grandchildren, Jayden, Paige and Ella Payton, and Emily, Carter, and Luke Payton.
Other Son of the late Andy Leslie and Georgia Mae (Marshall) Payton, born in Crestwood, Kentucky. Married on February 14, 1953, and his wife preceded him in death on October 31, 2020. He proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War. He enjoyed a 55-year career as a minister in the United Methodist Church. He earned his A.B. degree from Asbury College and master's in divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary in 1963. He served churches in Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana. He retired from Ford Street United Methodist Church, Lapel, in 1995. Settled in Mooresville in 2005. Preceded in death by his parents; his wife "Dot", and by a brother, Luther Payton.
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