David Henry Payne, 69, passed away December 31, 2020 in Provo, Utah. He was born February 10, 1951 in Richmond, California to Euell Gardner Jr. and Elizabeth Husband Payne.
David was a graduate of California Baptist College with a BA in religion and earned a Masters of Christian Education from Golden Gate Theological Seminary. He served many years as the pastor of New Beginnings Baptist Church in Panguitch where he resided with his mother Elizabeth Payne until her passing. He also served as pastor of Torrey Baptist Church and was the interim pastor of Sevier Valley Baptist Church in Richfield at the time of his death.
He is survived by his sisters: Eunice Burr, Panguitch; and Emmie Parks, Oroville, CA; brother, Euell (Sonny) Payne of Coquille, OR. David also had many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation services at the Magleby Mortuary Crematory. A celebration of life will be held Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at 11:00 am in the Sevier Valley Baptist Church, 501 North Main Street, Richfield. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com and Sevier Valley Baptist Church.