Herbert Payton PDF Print E-mail

Herbert Felton Payton, 81, of Prosperity, died Monday, November 2, 2020, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

Born on May 10, 1939, in Iva, he was a son of the late Robert and Inez Payton. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a retired police office with over 30 years of service. He served 21 years as the Chief of Police in the town of Prosperity and had also served at the Forest Acres Police Department. He loved hunting and fishing, riding his motorcycle and most importantly loved his family. He was a Shriner.

He is survived by his wife, Laverne Ivester Payton; a son, Michael (Lee) Payton of Prosperity; a daughter, Samantha (Michael) Mangum of Charleston; a brother, David Payton of Greenwood; grandchildren, Nicole (Austin) Tucker and Hayley Hawkins; great-grandchildren, Caroline, Aiden and Jacob and his canine companion, Princess.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at Newberry Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

Everyone is reminded of COVID19 and face masks are strongly encouraged.



#13 Derek Underwood 2020-11-10 16:44
Mrs. Laverne and Family, Please accept my condolences on behalf of my family and the town of Prosperity. May God's grace be with you all.
#12 George W Dawkins Jr 2020-11-05 01:18
Mrs. Laverne, I am sorry for your loss. Offering my condolences to the Payton family.
#11 Bruce Connelly 2020-11-04 15:24
I was so sorry to learn of Herbs passing. Please accept my sympathy. Herb was a good friend for many years and did a good job for many years. Thank you God for sharing Herb with us
#10 Debra Killian Beard 2020-11-04 14:03
Chief Payton will always be within your heart and the many others that loved him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Bob and Debra Beard
#9 Debbie Riley Dominic 2020-11-04 13:33
May you find comfort in the Lord during your time of loss.
#8 Susan Smith 2020-11-04 00:23
I'm so sorry for yalls loss! You'll be in my thoughts and prayers!
#7 Charlotte Koon Ehney 2020-11-03 22:20
I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for God's comfort and peace to surround you during this difficult time.
#6 Myrtie Mallach 2020-11-03 21:44
Sorry to hear about the passing of Mr Herbert.You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
#5 Lana Bannister 2020-11-03 21:03
Laverne, To you and your family, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray God's peace will be with you all and comfort you at this sad time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Lana Bannister
#4 Paul Whitman 2020-11-03 15:39
Our family offers you our prayers and condolences on the passing of Chief Payton. I appreciated his friendship and working together over the years at Prosperity Police Department. Paul and Gwen
#3 Sheriff Lee Foster 2020-11-03 13:36
Our family offers you our condolences and sympathy on the passing of Herb. His heart was in law enforcement and he served his country and community well. I appreciated his friendship over the many years we were acquainted. Lee, Carol, Joseph, Amelia
#2 Jackie Haltiwanger 2020-11-03 09:54
Mrs. Laverne and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Herbert's passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
#1 Linda Richardso 2020-11-02 20:02
Mrs Laverne Michael Samatha & family
So sorry to hear of the passing of your love one
Please know that you all are in our prayers
May God give you peace and comfort in the days ahead

Linda & Eddie Richardson