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Douglas Arthur Payne Memorial
Douglas Arthur Payne Memorial

Douglas Arthur Payne

Douglas Arthur Payne

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Douglas Arthur Payne, 70, a resident of Concrete passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014 at his home.  He was born in Richmond, CA, on February 13, 1944, the son of Robert and Charlotte (Brokaw) Payne.

On June 2, 1966 in Hollister, California he married his true love Frankie (Roberts) Payne and they had four children.

Douglas enjoyed spending time with his dog, family, and friends at the river fishing. He was also known to be seen at the local bars playing pool and sharing his fishing stories.

Douglas is survived by his son, Doug Payne, Jr.(Manalchus Hodgin) of Concrete; daughters, Susan Payne of Salinas, CA, Ann Payne of Concrete, Tracy O’Banion (Loren) of Fairfield, CA;  brother, Charles Payne (Linda) of Salinas, CA; sisters, Carolyn Coffee (Bill) of Salinas, CA, Terrie Williams (Billy Fox) of Salinas, CA, Darlene Sather (Roy) of Vero Beach, FL; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephew.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Frankie Payne; parents, Robert and Charlotte Payne; brothers, James Brokaw, Daniel Blair; sisters, Barbara Raby and Glendora Fernande.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the mouth of the Baker River in Concrete, WA at 1:00PM.

There is also a celebration with potluck from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m., saturday, May 17, 2014, at Central Park in Salinas, California.


  • Faye Nichols

    Doug, we will all miss you at the Bread of Life Food Bank in Marblemount.
    Your comments about being a pain was never taken seriously. You will
    be missed.

  • Barbara Butler

    I love you sooo much Uncle Doug you were truly loved by many and will be truly missed. Sore on the Wings of Angels you are now with Aunt Frankie give her my love. R.I.P Give Michael my love too you are now all together.

  • Dianne Bush

    You are finally with Frankie again! I really miss the old times we all had together. Good luck on your next journey for whatever God has in store for you. Good bye old friend, until we are all together again! You will be missed!


  • Lisa Lunsford

    So very sorry for your sudden loss of your father..Yrs ago when I got to meet you all being with Dany I got to meet your father and he was always so nice to all of us..Prayers with you..

  • Karen Walker

    May God bring peace to your hearts. We love you.
    Karen Walker and Mary Norwood