Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007
Charles Payton, 80, of Celina, died at 2:52 p.m. May 15, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born June 5, 1926, in Osborn, to Warren and Maggie Burton Payton.
Surviving are a son, Dwight, Franklin; two sisters, Betty and Anna, both of Middletown; and a granddaughter.
He retired from Inland Container where he had been a supervisor, was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a member of Montezuma United Methodist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5713, Celina, and American Legion Post 323, St. Marys.
Burial was 11 a.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton, the Rev. Bruce Crane officiated.
Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville, handled arrangments.