James Charles Payne

PAYNE, James Charles


Born 19 August, 1925 in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba and Died 18 November, 2010 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Comox, BC.


Jim is survived by his wife, Helen; sons: Robert and John (Krista); daughters: Bette Dennis (Tim) and Debbie Galloway (Rod); grandchildren: Erin, John (Megan) Galloway, Laura (Andy) Haslam, Jamie, Andrew, Robin and Nyssa Payne and Stella Payne; great-grandson, Hayden Haslam; brother, Morris (Jean); sisters: Grace Wahl and Dorothy Wilson (Roy).

Jim was predeceased by his parents, infant daughter, brother, Tom and sister, Blanche.


Jim served 33 years in the RCAF and CF. He served in many parts of Canada and in England.


Jim was a life member and past-president of the Comox Legion, Branch 160.


There will be a service for family and friends at Piercy’s ~ Mt. Washington Funeral Home on Friday, November 26, 2010 at 2:00 pm.


In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Jim’s memory to your local SPCA.