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Obituary for Larry Gene "Bud" Payne Sr.

Larry "Bud" Gene Payne Sr. 64 of Brooktondale died July 8, 2022, in Pensacola, Florida while visiting Family.

Larry was born April 28, 1958, in Owassa, Alabama, he was one of 12 children born to Willie Gene and Ruby Lee Mitchell Payne.

Eventually moving with his family to the Ithaca area, he had worked in food service at Cornell University for 25 years, where he made many friends.

In July of 2022 he had celebrated 23 years of marriage to Sandra Campbell Payne. When Bud had time, he was fond of fishing and relaxing around family.

Besides his wife he is survived by his son, Larry Payne Jr. of Cortland and his daughter, Joanna Gandy of Alabama, as well as children, Ashley (David) Williams, Lisa White and Ada Slowe and 9 grandchildren, siblings, Terry, Tony and Gary Payne, Brenda Payne, Jeanette Cirulli, Louise (Charles) Presley and Sharon Payne, as well as a niece Jessica Bailey, a nephew Marcus Payne. Bud is also survived by a special aunt (more like his sister) Isabella Frost and two special cousins (More like brothers) Johnny Payne Sr and Robert Carson and special friend Willie Tolbert along with a host of numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Larry is predeceased by his mother and father Ruby and Gene Payne, his sisters Lacretia and Janice and brothers James, Curtis, Jerry, Billy, and Tyrone. As well as his nephew Tony Payne.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022 ,noon.- until at Taughannock Falls State Park, Ithaca.

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