OBITUARY

James Payton King

October 15, 1939March 5, 2018

James Payton King, 78, beloved husband, father, grandfather and faithful man of God died Monday, March 5, 2018.

Payton was born October 15, 1939 in Warren County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lillie and Herbert King and brothers Herbert King, Lloyd King and William King.

He married his high school sweetheart, Joyce Ayscue King on July 6, 1963. He loved his two sons, Bradley Payton King (Deanna) and Christopher Stacey King (Andrea) and his three granddaughters, Chandler, Bailey and Ellie. He is also survived by brother, Tommy King and several nieces and nephews.

He was employed by Home Beneficial Life Insurance Company for 28 years before retiring. He was proud to serve Our Country and was in the National Guard for 6 years.

He was a member and loved Ephesus Baptist Church. He served as Chairman of Personnel Committee as well as Chairman of the Usher Committee. Payton loved people and loved to talk to them about God. He was always there to talk to you.

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 12:00-1:00 with the funeral service to follow at Ephesus Baptist Church, 6767 Hillsborough Street in Raleigh. Burial will also be at Ephesus Baptist Church, 6767 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh. Flowers appreciated or donations may be made to Ephesus Baptist Church.

  • FAMILY

  • He was preceded in death by his parents, Lillie and Herbert King and brothers Herbert King, Lloyd King and William King. He married his high school sweetheart, Joyce Ayscue King on July 6, 1963. He loved his two sons, Bradley Payton King (Deanna) and Christopher Stacey King (Andrea) and his three granddaughters, Chandler, Bailey and Ellie. He is also survived by brother, Tommy King and several nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, March 13, 2018
REMEMBERING

James Payton King

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Betty Adams

March 12, 2018

Joyce ,Stacey and Bradley,
I am so sorry to hear of Payton"s death. Ronald and Donald sure did think a lot of him and so did I. I remember so well going to Lois and Bill"s and cooking on the BIG cooker for special events at their house.
Love to all,
Betty Jean and Barry Adams

Merrill and Joan Jaxkson

March 12, 2018

Dear Joyce and family, we extend out to you our love and prayers in the loss of Payton. Your Troon Neighbors, Joan and Merrill

Jim Shedlick

March 9, 2018

I was so sorry to hear about Payton’s passing. I thought about him often over the last few years. It was a pleasure knowing such a man who appreciated the gift of life and had such a sense of humor. My sympathies with the family and with those that loved him. God bless.

Jim Shedlick

FROM THE FAMILY