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Dale R. Payton

January 10, 1946 — June 3, 2021


Dale Reuben Payton, 75, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at his home in Laclede, following a battle with cancer.

Graveside funeral services were conducted on Saturday, June 5, 2021 in Pinecrest Memorial Park.

Dale was born to Richard and Alice Payton on January 10, 1946 in Seattle, Washington.  He married Janice Melvin in April, 1964 at Stites, Idaho.  They raised 4 of the rottenest bunch of kids.  He was a pastor for years, with the Church of God.  He pastored many churches in Idaho, Alaska and Illinois.  Jan passed in 2003.  He then married Muriel Marshall in March 2004, in Laclede, ID and she passed in 2018.  He then married Marie LaFoy in Greenville, SC in December 2020.

He is survived by his wife, Marie, 4 kids and their spouses, numerous stepchildren, countless grandchildren and great grandchildren.   Dale was a loving father, Grandpa and Great Grandpa.  He will be remembered for his ability to find humor in all of life’s challenges, and he has passed that humor along to his children.     

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