Robert Henry Payne (Chick)
Robert Henry Payne (Chick), 92, of Malabar, Florida, passed away after a brief illness on November 15, 2021. Chick was born in Lafayette, Georgia, on July 9, 1929, to the late Nora & Riley Payne.
He served 24 years in the US Air Force and retired to Malabar, Florida. Bob enjoyed breakfast every morning with friends at the local Waffle House. He was a BIG CUBS fan and loved playing golf and a weekly game of cards with friends.
Bob, lovingly known as Chick by his family, was always ready to lend a helping hand, give a smile or say kind words. He had a generous spirit and a kind heart to all he met. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Barbara June Payne; infant son Robert Bruce Payne; son, Steven Riley Payne.
He is survived by his daughter & son in law, Beth & (Jose) Isasa; daughter in law, Barbara A. Payne; sister in law, Angela Lowery & (Ed) McGill; three grandchildren & spouses Durre & (David) Cowan; David & (Whitney) Payne; Riley Hall Payne; three great-grandchildren Truett & Dashiell Cowan; Claire Fox Payne; and numerous friends and family.
Celebration of Life will be at noon Monday, November 22, 2021, at Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home, with David Cowan officiating.