David H. Payne

June 10, 1941 ~ July 2, 2019 (age 78)


David H. Payne, 78, of Punxsutawney, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital. David was born June 10, 1941, in Punxsutawney, to the late Lloyd and Maude (Horner) Payne. David worked for Dennis Rebuck Garage as a Body Technician. He also worked in Security at IUP in Indiana, a Constable in Canoe Township and later as a part -time Dispatcher for the Punxsutawney Police Department. He and his wife Sandra attended the Woodland Avenue United Methodist Church. He is survived by his loving wife Sandra (Shaffer) Payne of Punxsutawney. One son, David S. Payne and his pet Duncan. He is also survived by one sister; Mary Louise Mahlon and husband Arthur, sister- in -law; Kaye Shaffer and brother-in-law; Howard Shaffer and companion Cindy. Also, numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother; Jack Payne. At David's request, there will be no visitation. McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Gateway Humane Society at 1211 Airport Rd. Falls Creek, PA. 15840 or to a no-kill shelter of your choice. Online condolences may be made at

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