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Billy E. Payne, 91, of Fort Wayne passed away Thursday, October 3, 2019 at St. Joseph Hospital. Billy was born August 12, 1928 in Fort Wayne to the late Melvin and Gladys (Ervin) Payne. He graduated from Central High School in 1946 and then served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Billy was a draftsman for Magnavox retiring in 1990. He was a member of the Marine Corps League and American Legion Post 47. Surviving are his daughters, Cathy Chester; Amy (Andrew) Laurence; and Mary Payne; sons, Kevin Payne; and John Payne; grandchildren, Meghan (Patrick) Gengo; Joshua Chester; and Erika Payne; and sister, Nancy Wright. He was preceded in death by wife, Geraldine; sister, Lois Keuneke; and son-in-law, Robert Chester. Funeral is 10:00 AM Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at D. O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also 6 – 8 PM Monday, October 7, 2019 at the funeral home. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association.