Scott Allen Payton

May 29, 1974February 14, 2021

Scott Allen Payton, 46, of Smithfield, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021.

He was born to Rod and Ida Mae Payton on May 29, 1974 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Scott worked as concrete general laborer and attended 18 Mile Baptist Church. He was an avid Nascar fan, Dale Earnhardt was his favorite. Scott enjoyed golfing, traveling to play was a highlight of his life.

He is preceded in death by his father; Rod Payton, and grandparents; Emma Payton and Earl and Edna Thomas.

Left to cherish the memory of Scott are his mother; Ida Mae Payton, siblings; Sandy Luizzi (Mitch), Tom Goodlet (Tina), Tammy Payton (Danny), Michelle Paris (Billy) and Terri Lawson (Bill), bonus-brother; Terry Preston, many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.

A celebration of Scott's life will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations can be made in Scott's name to AA.

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Chasitee Lawson

February 16, 2021

Uncle Scott, where do I begin. You are the toughest most kind man I know. You can really brighten up someone's day by just saying the silliest jokes you just made up 5 seconds before telling it. Your great Niece EllieMae calls you everyday to check on you to see how you are doing while you were in the hospital. Now I'm at the point of how I'm going to tell her that you are gone, gone to the heavens to see her great papaw. We miss you down here, we miss your laugh and your smile. Drink a beer, and party like it's 1999 again, because you were the life of the party. Love you buddy ❤️

Shelbee Lawson

February 16, 2021

I miss you uncle Scott. I cant believe your gone. I cant stop thanking about you. You've left us peaceful memories. Your love is still our guide, an though we can not see you, you are always on our side. Our family chain is broken, an nothing seems the same, but as god called us one by one tbe chain will link again. RIP UNCLE SCOTT I love you please watch over all of us. Tell papaw that I love an miss him.

Candis Holcomb

February 15, 2021

Scotty was always a happy going guy and always fun to be around prayers for everyone he will be missed

Terry Preston

February 15, 2021

Scott was the Best Friend that anyone could ever ask for in a friend. We have had a lot of good times over the years with many of laughs to your belly hurts. Scott was my golfing partner in crime and one of the greatest memories was hole number 8 at cardinal hills golf course i could barely finish golfing that day and My Dear Friend Scotty you know what im talking about and i know your laughing now. Every time before i swing a club i will look to the sky and say a little Prayer then say this one is for you Scotty. I am Blessed to have known Scott and to have called Him My Best Friend, more than just a friend his was part of my Family he was Brother. RIP Brother until we are able to swing clubs again Love You Brother

Kristen Preston

February 15, 2021

I called Scott “Uncle Scott”. He has been around since I was a baby. One of my favorite memories of him and I is, when I was a little girl he would be in the front seat with my dad and I would tap on his shoulders and hide from him in the back seat. I thought he couldn’t see me so he would always turn around and I’ll never forget his smile and laugh. Uncle Scott was an amazing and outgoing person. His smile and laugh is always in my mind. He was always so happy and always smiling ear to ear.