Porter D. Payne, (80), of Huntington passed away peacefully on August 26, 2020 in Huntington, Indiana.
Visitation will be from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 30th at the Huntington Chapel of Deal-Rice Funeral Homes, 338 E. Washington Street, Huntington, IN 46750. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor George Billeisen officiating. Burial will follow at Lancaster Cemetery.
Porter was born in Huntington, Indiana to Archie & Jeannette (Smith) Payne on October 26,1939. He graduated from Huntington High School. He married Karen Kay Smith on July 23, 1961 in Huntington. He proudly worked as a lead metal finisher for General Motors in Marion, Indiana for 37 years.
Porter is survived by his wife of 59 years, Karen. They were quite the adventurous couple- taking road trips, rabbit hunting, riding motorcycles, and roller skating were just a few of the activities they enjoyed together and with their family. Porter is also survived by their only child Stacy Payne Miller and son-in-law Henry Miller, Jr. of Fishers, Indiana. Porter enjoyed being a part of a large, close knit family including sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, as well as great nieces and nephews.
Preferred memorials are to Parkview Hospice c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
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