William Payne

William Cunningham "Bill" Payne

Saturday, October 24th, 1931 - Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Payne, William “Bill” Cunningham –
October 24, 1931 – March 25, 2019
Peacefully, after a lengthy illness, At St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton, on March 25, 2019; a long-time resident of Paris.
Beloved husband for over 62 years to Mary Lou (nee Berkeley); loved father to Christine (Bob) Devereux and Sandra (Ken ) Kirby; proud grandpa to Nadine (Paolo) Iacullo, Ashley, Patrick (Kristina) and Jennifer and great grandpa to Parker. He is survived by many nieces & nephews and many friends.
Predeceased by his parents William Sidney Payne and Martha Elizabeth Cunningham; a sister Mary Elizabeth O’Neill.
Bill worked for several years as a Commercial Printer with Davis & Henderson, Melrex and Paris Graphics. He enjoyed Hockey, especially the Detroit Red Wings, Baseball and his fishing trips.
Cremation has taken place. A Private Family service will be held. Friends are welcome to join the family at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 29 Paris (70 William St) on Thursday April 11, from 3-5 Pm for a Celebration of Bill’s Life.
Donations to the Legion or Sick Kids Hospital Toronto would be appreciated.
Online condolences and donations may be arranged through or by contacting WM. Kipp 519 442 3061
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 11th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Thursday, April 11th, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Royal Canadian Legion Br. 29
    70 William St.
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  • Service

    Wm. Kipp Funeral Home
    184 Grand River Street North
    PARIS, ON N3L 2N1
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  • Reception

    Royal Canadian Legion Br. 29
    70 William St.
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Donations are being accepted for: Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #29.


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Reg & Elaine Hayward

Posted at 01:57pm
Fond thoughts of our golfing partner. Our deepest condolences to Lou and her family. Hugs

Nancy Carter

Posted at 09:46pm
Fondly remembered around the Poker table and other good times by the Carter family

Chris Little Langdon

Posted at 08:05pm
Bill was like a second father to me when I was younger. I spent a lot of time at Bill's house with Chris.

Chris Little Langdon (Australia)

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